A Canadian company wants to sell salmon in the U.S. that has been genetically altered to grow twice as fast as normal salmon. A panel talks about how this proposal is making its way through the U.S. regulatory system, and why some fish geneticists are worried about the salmon’s environmental impact.

Guests

  • Dr. Eric Hallerman associate professor of fisheries and wildlife at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
  • Dr. Rebecca Goldburg senior scientist at Environmental Defense
  • Dr. Tillman Benfey professor of biology at the University of New Brunswick
  • Eliott Entis president of Aqua Bounty Farms and A/F Protein, Inc.

Related Links

Topics + Tags

Comments

comments powered by Disqus
Most Recent Shows

Friday News Roundup – International

Friday, Feb 05 2016The U.N. suspends Syrian peace talks until late this month. The U.S. plans to quadruple military spending in Europe as a signal to Russia. And American officials express concern about ISIS in Libya. A panel of journalists joins guest host Tom Gjelten for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

Friday News Roundup – Domestic

Friday, Feb 05 2016As the New Hampshire primary looms, Republicans brawl over tactics used in the Iowa caucuses. The F.B.I. joins the Flint drinking water investigation. And President Obama calls for religious tolerance at his first mosque visit. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top national news stories.