Tag Archive: Fish and Wildlife Service

Feb 04 2013

Don’t Put a Fork In It

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Despite consumer opposition, the FDA is one step away from approving genetically engineered salmon. While most Americans were enjoying the holiday sea-son or stressing out over the nation’s imminent leap off the so-called fiscal cliff, the Food and Drug Administration delivered some big news as quietly as possible. On December 21, the agency announced that …

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Apr 24 2012

Two heads aren’t always better than one

An alarming percentage of the fish found in creeks contaminated by J.R. Simplot’s phosphate mining operations in Idaho are grossly deformed. By Jim Hightower The corporate propensity for rationalizing the irrational in the pursuit of profit appears to be boundless. Consider J.R. Simplot, a giant agribusiness conglomerate whose phosphate mining operations in Idaho have grossly …

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