Colin O'Neil

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Colin O'Neil is Regulatory Policy Analyst for the Center for Food Safety, a non-profit public interest organization that works to protect human health and the environment by curbing the proliferation of harmful food production technologies and by promoting organic and other forms of sustainable agriculture. Prior to joining CFS, Colin received his B.A. from Beloit College where he graduated magna cum laude. Colin works on a wide range of policy issues related to genetic engineering, organic foods, biofuels, corporate accountability, climate change and food safety. Colin also works for CFS's sister organization, The International Center for Technology Assessment, where he focuses on nanotechnology, synthetic biologic, and geoengineering. He can be reached at

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The latest salvo by proponents of genetically engineered (GE) salmon [“Big Salmon Says Science Is On Its Side” by Dan Flynn, July 28, 2011] takes direct aim at letters sent by 23 members of Congress to FDA earlier this month urging the agency to put the brakes on its misguided approval process for the AquAdvantage salmon and shift priorities in light of the Young-Woolsey amendment that was included in the house-passed Agriculture Appropriations Act…