Alaska Sens. Press On In 'Frankenfish' Fight

Law360, New York (October 18, 2011, 2:00 PM EDT) -- Continuing their quest to prevent the sale of genetically engineered salmon, Alaska's U.S. senators unveiled legislation Monday that would ban interstate trade of genetically modified fish and bar the U.S. Food and Drug Administration from funding approval of the fish.

Sen. Mark Begich, a Democrat, introduced the Prevention of Escapement of Genetically Altered Salmon in the United States Act, or PEGASUS Act, which would make it illegal for companies to transport, sell or buy genetically engineered fish across state or national lines.

His Republican colleague, Sen....
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