Sen. Begich Pulls Anti-Frankenfish Bill

8/8/12

Legislation against genetically modified salmon, commonly referred to as Frankenfish has stalled as US Senator Mark Begich had pull a bill in opposition of FDA approval last week, fearing the legislation wouldn’t make it out of committee. Begich, however, said that the fight isn’t over..

 

 

Begich’s office said that tit appeared as if the bill would not make it out of a commerce committee by one vote.

 

Senator Begich said “it is not just an Alaska issue, it is a national issue regarding our fisheries.”

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