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 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

Comments received are posted at

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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