A Boston company is awaiting FDA approval of genetically modified Atlantic salmon, which used a growth hormone from the Chinook salmon to increase the speed of the fish’s growth. Whole Foods (pictured here) has already committed to never offering the GM salmon, and the Seattle City Council passed a resolution opposing the salmon. (Photo by Rebecca Randall)

A Boston company is awaiting FDA approval of genetically modified Atlantic salmon, which used a growth hormone from the Chinook salmon to increase the speed of the fish's growth. Whole Foods (pictured here) has already committed to never offering the GM salmon, and the Seattle City Council passed a resolution opposing the salmon. (Photo by Rebecca Randall)

A Boston company is awaiting FDA approval of genetically modified Atlantic salmon, which used a growth hormone from the Chinook salmon to increase the speed of the fish’s growth. Whole Foods (pictured here) has already committed to never offering the GM salmon, and the Seattle City Council passed a resolution opposing the salmon. (Photo by Rebecca Randall)

Alex Stonehill

Alex is a cofounder and editor of The Seattle Globalist. He's a visual journalist whose work has been published by PBS, The Seattle Times, FRONTLINE/World and the Seattle Weekly.  Alex teaches journalism in the University of Washington's Department of Communication and recently directed the documentary film Barzan.

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