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Latest Genetically modified salmon Stories

2013-11-25 08:26:33

MAYNARD, Mass., Nov. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- AquaBounty Technologies, Inc. (AIM: ABTX), a biotechnology company focused on enhancing productivity in the aquaculture market and a majority owned subsidiary of Intrexon Corporation (NYSE: XON), announces that Environment Canada, the agency of the Government of Canada with responsibility for regulating environmental policies and issues, has decided that AquAdvantage¬ģ Salmon ("AAS") is not harmful to the environment or human health when...

Genetically Modified Salmon Could Cross-Breed With Wild Fish
2013-05-30 04:39:09

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online If genetically modified Atlantic salmon escaped into the wild, they could cross-breed with wild brown trout in order to create a new, fast-growing, highly competitive species that could harm naturally occurring fish populations, according to new research published Wednesday in the journal Proceedings of the Royal Society B. According to Damian Carrington of The Guardian, experts from the Memorial University of Newfoundland...

GM Salmon Deemed Safe For The Environment
2012-12-24 05:11:30

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Federal regulators have moved one step closer to allowing the first genetically engineered animal to enter the world's food supply, ruling that a salmon that grows twice as quickly as normal is not likely to harm the environment. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a declaration on Friday stating the modified AquAdvantage fish, which was developed by Massachusetts-based AquaBounty Technologies would have "no significant...