Start A Petition

*TAKE ACTION * Tell the FDA No Way! NO To GMO Salmon

Health & Wellness  (tags: americans, children, diet, environment, family, food, government, GMO, healthcare, medicine, Salmon )

- 1882 days ago -
Right now President Obama and the Food and Drug Administration are preparing to approve genetically engineered salmon on the market. We have less than 24 hours to tell the Obama administration that you oppose the approval of the world's first-->

Select names from your address book   |   Help

We hate spam. We do not sell or share the email addresses you provide.


Kit B (276)
Thursday April 25, 2013, 7:16 pm
Image: Food Democracy

AquaBounty CEO Says GMO Salmon to be Approved in 2013, Tell the FDA No Way!

Right now President Obama and the Food and Drug Administration are preparing to approve genetically engineered salmon on the market. We have less than 24 hours to tell the Obama administration that you oppose the approval of the world's first genetically engineered, transgenic, animal.

Unfortunately, the company behind GMO salmon, AquaBounty Technologies, is already celebrating its pending approval. Two days ago in a Reuters' story, AqauBounty CEO Ronald Stotish said that he fully expected the FDA to appove AquaBounty's GMO salmon in 2013.

"We should have approval before the end of the year," Stotish told Reuters.

Does AquaBounty know something that we don't? We need to let the FDA know that the American people don't want to eat GMO salmon - the world's first mutant animal for human consumption.

Tell President Obama and the FDA to ban the approval of GMO salmon!

Sign the letter to the FDA, President Obama and your members of Congress asking them to Ban GMO salmon. Please add your own comments to make your statement even more powerful.

Dear President Obama; Member of Congress; FDA Commissioner Hamburg,

RE: Docket No. FDA2011-N-0899 Genetically Engineered Salmon

I urge you to reject the approval of AquaBounty's genetically engineered salmon.

As the first transgenic species intended for human consumption, AquaBounty's genetically engineered salmon has failed to meet the most basic requirements of peer-reviewed scientific standards. Unfortunately, the FDA has refused to require rigorous independent scientific testing to adequately protect the safety of human health, wild fish populations and the environment.

It's unacceptable that consumers continue to be denied their right to know what's in their food and how it's produced. Under current U.S. law, genetically engineered salmon would not have to be labeled, therefore leaving consumers in the dark about what they're eating. At the same time, government scientists have questioned the biosafety protocols provided by AquaBounty and serious questions remain about the safety of genetically engineered animals regarding their impact on human health and the environment.

I urge you to reject that approval of AquaBounty's GMO salmon to protect consumer health, the safety of our environment and the long-term integrity of our food supply.


[Your Name]

Sign and share - see petition at VISIT SITE- Thank you!

Past Member (0)
Thursday April 25, 2013, 7:23 pm
Signed Cheers Kit

Bryna Pizzo (139)
Thursday April 25, 2013, 7:38 pm
Thank you! (S, N, P, T)

Christeen A (371)
Thursday April 25, 2013, 7:47 pm

Sue H (7)
Thursday April 25, 2013, 7:52 pm
Noted and signed, thanks. How many of these from different groups do we need to sign for them to get the message: NO Frankenfish!!!!

JL A (281)
Thursday April 25, 2013, 9:21 pm
signed earlier, noted now

Past Member (0)
Thursday April 25, 2013, 9:27 pm
No frankenstein anything! Def signed,thx Kit!

Past Member (0)
Thursday April 25, 2013, 11:33 pm
signed and noted, thank you

Past Member (0)
Friday April 26, 2013, 3:03 am
Noted and signed ~ thank you Kit!

Ben O (154)
Friday April 26, 2013, 6:44 am

Gloria picchetti (304)
Friday April 26, 2013, 6:53 am
Privately signed from email.

Alice C (1797)
Friday April 26, 2013, 8:39 am

Patricia H. (440)
Friday April 26, 2013, 8:41 am

Emma S (239)
Friday April 26, 2013, 8:42 am
Done! Thanks, Kit.

Sheryl G (360)
Friday April 26, 2013, 10:00 am
Sign them all on this type of crap they want to feed us.

lee e (114)
Friday April 26, 2013, 11:43 am
Second time today - guess they know how I feel! Thanks Kit

Anne T (180)
Friday April 26, 2013, 2:17 pm
Signed and shared!

Angelika R (143)
Friday April 26, 2013, 2:18 pm
already signed and shared yesterday-but I fear no petition will help any more.. thx Kit

Past Member (0)
Friday April 26, 2013, 5:08 pm
Already done, TU Kit

Sherri G (128)
Friday April 26, 2013, 11:47 pm
Signed - Thanks Kit

Abdessalam Diab (145)
Saturday April 27, 2013, 12:31 am
Noted and signed. Shared on FB. Thanks Kit.

Judy C (97)
Saturday April 27, 2013, 4:22 am
Gladly signed. Thanks Kit.

paul m (93)
Saturday April 27, 2013, 4:43 am


mi h. (0)
Saturday April 27, 2013, 8:15 am
have these fools thought about what happens when these francanfish get loose in a river or ocean - no bec
ause their vision only extends to a theoretical bottom line - perhaps if they are released in the mississippi they might eat that crazy carp that has taken over there- or perhaps they will behave like piranHA and devour mad scientists on a fishing trip !

Esther Z (94)
Saturday April 27, 2013, 2:21 pm
Noted and signed.

Lois Jordan (63)
Saturday April 27, 2013, 4:03 pm
Signed & noted. Thank you, Kit.

Giana Peranio-paz (398)
Sunday April 28, 2013, 1:00 am
Noted and signed.

jeanne schreurs (205)
Sunday April 28, 2013, 6:28 am
signed. There is no need for artificial food.

Anne P (174)
Sunday April 28, 2013, 8:22 am
Sadly, I doubt the FDA will listen to us. Frankenfish will be approved - but we consumers are not helpless. We can protest by refusing to buy Frankenfish. The power is in your fork! Nobody can force you to eat this poison!

Michela M (3964)
Monday April 29, 2013, 9:34 am



AT OUR EXPENSES!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Michela M (3964)
Monday April 29, 2013, 9:36 am


Michela M (3964)
Monday April 29, 2013, 2:43 pm

Thanks!!! Posted in:  ORANGUTANS: Men of the Forest
in:  HEALTHY Eating: 41 Petitions - URGENT!! New!!!
Please Join & Invite friends to Join
ORANGUTANS: Men of the Forest
together with Sumatran Tigers (Java & Bali Tigers already EXTINCT), Elephants, Rhinos, Clouded Leopards, Sun Bears, Wildlife, Biodiversity they face Extinction!! Only 300 Sumatran Tigers left on Earth!!! 300 Football Fields of Rainforests are CLEARED every hour in SE Asia to produce Palm Oil: a hidden, not labelled, unhealthy ingredient in the products we buy. We MUST do WHATEVER is possible to SAVE them all!!
AGAINST: Corporate Control, Deforestation, Illegal Logging, Global Warming, Pollution, CO2Emissions, Indigenous Peoples Displacement, Pet Trade, GMO Food, Vivisection… Also other Primates, as Chimpanzees, Gorillas, Gibbons, & Monkeys for Vivisection are dealt in this Group. Petitions/Info/Videos/Pics are here.
Please!! Join, Sign, Invite friends to Join!! Individually: we are one DROP, all together: we are an OCEAN!! ALL together we can make a difference!! Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world -Margaret Mead Thanks!! Michela

Judith Hand (55)
Monday April 29, 2013, 3:11 pm
Noted and signed.

Solitary Eagle (324)
Monday April 29, 2013, 4:35 pm
Signed and noted. Thanks Kit.

jeanne schreurs (205)
Tuesday April 30, 2013, 4:10 am
Noted and signed. Let them take care of the natural salmon instead of putting money in a freaking creation.

s.parameswaran Shanmugam (11)
Tuesday April 30, 2013, 8:28 am
noted and signed

alicia m (97)
Friday May 3, 2013, 11:49 pm
noted, signed, gracias y gracias michela

Muriel Servaege (53)
Saturday May 4, 2013, 12:58 pm
N&S. TY, Michela & Kit.

Frances Darcy (133)
Friday May 31, 2013, 1:55 pm
signed and noted

Yvonne F (181)
Friday July 12, 2013, 8:06 am
So signed!!!! Thanks Kit

Ruth R (246)
Wednesday November 13, 2013, 8:39 pm
Or, log in with your
Facebook account:
Please add your comment: (plain text only please. Allowable HTML: <a>)

Track Comments: Notify me with a personal message when other people comment on this story

Loading Noted By...Please Wait


butterfly credits on the news network

  • credits for vetting a newly submitted story
  • credits for vetting any other story
  • credits for leaving a comment
learn more

Most Active Today in Health & Wellness

Content and comments expressed here are the opinions of Care2 users and not necessarily that of or its affiliates.

New to Care2? Start Here.