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2005-03-10 11:45:00

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) -- A Massachusetts company expects to get the federal government's OK to sell genetically enhanced salmon within a year, a prospect that scares some Alaskan fishermen. If Waltham, Mass.-based Aqua Bounty Technologies' application to the Food and Drug Administration is approved, the salmon would be the first genetically enhanced animal sold for consumption in the United States. Aqua Bounty began its federal application process about nine years ago, said company spokesman...


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