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Second wave of prefile bills released

...from Rep. Scott Kawasaki, D-Fairbanks, says a person may not knowingly use a seed or plant produced with genetic engineering to produce or grow an agricultural product to sell.Less than 20 bills were included in the batch of prefiles...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-01-19
State
Amendment would require labeling all 'Frankenfish' products on store shelves

...spokeswoman said Thursday that there is no timeline for when a final decision might be released.Murkowski said the genetic engineering, which would allow the fish to grow twice as fast as normal, is "messing with Mother Nature in a very serious...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-06-20/amendment-would-require-labeling-all-fr
State
Washington referendum puts GMO labeling back in the news

...GMO-OMG also has moments of whimsy, and contains some of the clearest explanations I've seen anywhere of how genetic engineering has been used on food and why we should be worried about it.? David Ottoson owns Rainbow Foods and has a long...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2013-10-16/washington-referendum-puts-gmo-labeli
Opinion
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Drum Dancers Practice, 5:30 p.m. every Thursday and Friday, Cedar Park Family Center, 463-7350. ``Genetic Engineering - Can We Handle the Power?'' 6:15 p.m., Whitehead Bldg., University of Alaska Southeast, room 210...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/042999/Com_around.shtml
Does life as a patient begin before birth?

...manipulation of DNA present in germ cells, destined to populate the adult ovaries or testes - also called germline genetic engineering - may have profound implications for the relationship of humans to their evolution and biological future, if allowed...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/031299/Ope_billingsmt.html
Opinion
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...manipulation of DNA present in germ cells, destined to populate the adult ovaries or testes - also called germline genetic engineering - may have profound implications for the relationship of humans to their evolution and biological future, if allowed...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/031299/Ope_billingsmt.shtml
FDA must heed consumers and require labeling of GMO-laced foods

...feed to their families have been genetically engineered.Concern about the health and environmental effects of genetic engineering continue to grow. Yet the biotech industry, large food manufacturers and retailers have so far blocked efforts...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2012-06-29-0
Opinion
New organic regs sprout changes in Juneau stores

...the regulations seriously. The National Organic Program rules, which took effect Oct. 21, prohibit the use of genetic engineering, irradiation and sewage sludge in certified organic production and handling. In general, the use of all synthetic...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/110702/bus_organics.shtml
Business
Ohler: Schools must change

...in terms of the big picture and wonders whether genetic engineering is wrong. The philosophee wants his kid's life saved if knowledge gained from genetic engineering will do it. "The novel is admittedly a vehicle...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/121201/Loc_ohler.shtml
Local
FDA keeps people in the dark about bioengineered foods

...from many of their own scientists who warned that genetic engineering entails a unique set of risks, including unexpectedly...neatly summarizes their concerns when he states, "Genetic engineering allows scientists to completely ignore the natural...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/012301/Ope_Turn2.html
Opinion

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