House Vote Bars Genetically Modified Salmon

WASHINGTON — The U.S. House has voted to bar the Food and Drug Administration from approving the sale of genetically engineered salmon.

WASHINGTON — The U.S. House has voted to bar the Food and Drug Administration from approving the sale of genetically engineered salmon.

Reps. Lynn Woolsey, D-Calif., and Don Young, R-Alaska, added an amendment denying funding for such approval to the agriculture appropriations bill, which passed late Thursday.

According to a report in the New York Times, the amendment was aimed at preventing the approval of a modified salmon developed by AquaBounty Technologies.

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