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    FDA Bans Import of Genetically Engineered Salmon

    The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued an alert banning the import of genetically engineered (GE) salmon, months after approving the first such animal as safe to eat. The import alert helps the agency comply with the FY 2016 omnibus spending bill President Obama signed into law in December. The law ordered FDA to block imports of GE salmon until the agency issues final guidance requiring food derived from GE salmon to be labeled as such. The law also requi...