POPULAR FISH EMERGE IN CENTER OF GM DEBATE

WASHINGTON -- Salmon have become the bait in a growing debate over the safety of genetically engineered fish.The Center for Food Safety, opposed to biotech foods, has petitioned the government to place a moratorium on any type of transgenic breeding. The Food and Drug Administration, which regulates such activity, has not approved any genetically modified animal for use as human food.Against this

WASHINGTON -- Salmon have become the bait in a growing debate over the safety of genetically engineered fish.

The Center for Food Safety, opposed to biotech foods, has petitioned the government to place a moratorium on any type of transgenic breeding. The Food and Drug Administration, which regulates such activity, has not approved any genetically modified animal for use as human food.

Against this backdrop, Maryland became the first state to ban the farming of genetically mod

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