The Morning Interview

Genetically-modified fish topic of Saturday rally


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Sitka Conservation Society community organizer Ray Friedlander, concerned citizen Paul Rioux, and Blatchley Middle School student David Wilcox discuss their concerns with the FDA approval process for genetically-modified salmon. A rally is planned tomorrow (Sat Feb 9) at 1 PM in the Crescent Harbor shelter, and in other communities around the state.

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