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Gene-edited animals will intensify factory farming and the climate crisis, could harm human health

A new report from Friends of the Earth and Logos Environmental reveals that the use of gene editing in farm animals poses risks to human health, the environment and animal welfare.

FDA Lifts Import Ban on Genetically Engineered Salmon

The FDA's decision to allow GMO salmon onto the U. S. market runs counter to sound science and market demand. More than 80 retailers have said they won't sell this risky, unlabeled GMO fish and polls show consumers don't want it.

New genetic extinction experiment raises environmental and health alarms

Gene drives could have serious and potentially irreversible impacts on public health and the environment. We need to stop these risky experiments from being rushed out of the lab and into the environment and our communities.

NEW REPORT: Gene Editing in Agriculture Poses New Risks to Health, Environment

On the heels on the European Court of Justice’s ruling requiring organisms developed using new genetic engineering techniques to undergo GMO risk assessments, and several new studies revealing “genetic havoc” as a result of gene editing, Friends of the Earth and Logos Environmental released a new report today, Gene-edited organisms in agriculture: Risks and unexpected consequences.

Major Grocery Retailers Across North America Reject Genetically Engineered Fish

People have a right to know where their food comes from and exactly what’s in it, so that they can make informed choices about what they eat.

Concerned Americans say new GMO regs would make oversight worse, not better

While USDA today has more authority to strengthen oversight, its proposed new rules would weaken it. 

Organic standards will exclude next generation of GMOs

It’s critical that organic standards treat new types of genetic engineering that are rapidly entering our food and consumer products as rigorously as the first generation of GMOs.

Feds approval of GE mosquito release doesnt account for risk

FDA’s assessment and testing was inadequate. How will GE mosquitoes thrive in the wild and what will the inevitable unintended consequences be? These questions have not been responsibly answered.

Consumer, environmental and labor groups ask Costco to reject GMO salmon

Nearly two million people -- including scientists, fishermen, business owners and consumers -- have written to the FDA in opposition to the approval of genetically engineered salmon due to the risks GMO salmon pose to human health, environment and wild salmon.