MIAMI (AP) - A South Florida seafood company is recalling some of its salmon products because of possible bacterial contamination. Michael Gourmet Delicacies announced a recall Tuesday for Wild Alaskan Sockeye Salmon Batch 1443, which had been sold from June to November in Whole Foods stores throughout Florida. The recall... more »
The Food and Drug Administration is starting two days of hearings on whether genetically engineered salmon should be sold in a store near you. If the answer is yes, this type of salmon could become the first genetically engineered animal approved for human consumption.
The FDA already has said... more »
Wildlife officials have tried everything to keep sea lions from eating endangered salmon, including dropping bombs that explode under water and firing rubber bullets and bean bags from shotguns and boats. Now they are resorting to issuing death sentences to the most chronic offenders.
A California sea lion last... more »
More than 3,000 people a day have a heart attack. If you're one of them the day after your swine flu shot, will you worry the vaccine was to blame and not the more likely culprit, all those burgers and fries?
The government is starting an unprecedented system to... more »
The Obama administration has outlined its long-awaited plan to protect salmon in the Pacific Northwest. The administration submitted the plan to a federal judge Tuesday in Portland. Officials say the plan would more aggressively protect declining fish runs and account for the effects of climate change. The issue was hotly... more »
California's third year of drought has worsened the already dire outlook for endangered coho salmon, as coastal creeks used for spawning dwindle into disconnected pools where fish get trapped and die.
On a hot summer afternoon about 40 miles north of San Francisco, a group armed with fishing nets... more »