Genetically Engineered Atlantic Salmon

Food and Drug Administration, Docket # FDA-2011-N-0899, has issued their Draft Environmental Assessment and Preliminary Finding of No Significant Impact concerning a Genetically Engineered Atlantic Salmon and extended the public comment period. Written and/or electronic comments are welcomed (?) through 26 April 2013.

Electronic comments should be submitted to http://www.regulations.gov. Written comments should be sent to:

Division of Dockets Management (HFA-162)
Food and Drug Administration
5630 Fishers Lane, rm. 1061
Rockville, MD 20852

All comments must identify the docket number.

For further information, contact:

Eric Silberhorn
Center for Veterinary Medicine (HFV-162)
Food and Drug Administration
7500 Standish Pl.
Rockville, MD 20855
Tel: 240.276.8247
Email: abig@fda.hhs.gov

Comments received are posted at http://www.regulations.gov.

Those wishing to oppose the approval of the GE Atlantic Salmon might want to review the Chefs Collaborative petition which will be submitted on 21 February 2013. You may sign-on there or use that information to help formulate your own response.

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