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Lawmakers worried about action on genetically modified salmon

Lawmakers from both parties are worried that the Food and Drug Administration will approve a request to market and sell genetically modified salmon in the U.S.

One bill, H.R.521, bars the FDA from allowing AquaBounty to sell the modified salmon. Another bill, H.R.520, requires the FDA to ensure that AquaBounty's product will be labeled as genetically engineered if the salmon is approved.

Most of the opposition is coming from lawmakers in Washington and Alaska.

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