Europe's reluctance to buy hormone meat or genetically modified food from the United States has exposed an "enormous gulf" that threatens the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership between the U.S. and the European Union.
When AquaBounty set up a salmon hatchery in Bay Fortune, PEI, the local Council of Canadians chapter knew they had to get involved in the opposition. The risks to the community and the ecosystem, as well as human health, are far too great to not speak up. And with Vice-Chair of the Council’s Board of Directors, Leo Broderick, a part of this movement, he able was eager to represent the Council at the FDA’s public hearings on the possible approval of GE salmon in the US, back in September. Here is his account.