October 5, 2010

Engineered Salmon Could Be Swimming Into Stores Soon

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On Sep. 19 and 20, the Veterinary Medicine Advisory Committee of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) met to evaluate the scientific research on the human and environmental health impacts of genetically engineered (GE) salmon. If green-lighted by the FDA, the AquAdvantage Salmon, produced by Aqua Bounty Technologies, Inc., will be the first genetically engineered animal approved for human consumption.

Original Author: Jing Jin