A scientifically improved salmon stokes debate
The Food and Drug Administration holds hearings next week which could lead to approval of the first genetically modified animal for human consumption. A Massachusetts company wants federal approval to market a genetically engineered salmon but is the verdict still out on whether such foods are safe to eat?
- Anne Kapuscinski: The Sherman Fairchild Distinguished Professor of Sustainability Science at Dartmouth University.
- Margaret Mellon: Director of the food and environment program at the Union of Concerned Scientists.
- Val Giddings: President of an independent consulting firm PrometheusAB Inc. He was also a senior staff geneticist with the USDA.