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Genetically engineered salmon under FDA consideration

Posted By admin On August 15, 2010 @ 5:06 am In Featured Stories | Comments Disabled

LA Times [1]
Aug 15, 2010

AquaBounty is seeking FDA approval for a genetically engineered fish that reaches market weight in half the usual time. Some in the industry are leery.

With a global population pressing against food supplies and vast areas of theĀ ocean swept clean of fish, tiny AquaBounty Technologies Inc. of Waltham, Mass., says it can help feed the world.

The firm has developed genetically engineered salmon that reach market weight in half the usual time. What’s more, it hopes to avoid the pollution, disease and other problems associated with saltwater fish farms by having its salmon raised in inland facilities.

The Food and Drug Administration has yet to approve what would be the nation’s first commercial genetically modified food animal.

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