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A Guide to Genetically Modified Salmon

Filed in Food and Drug Administration (FDA) by on September 21, 2010 2 Comments
A Guide to Genetically Modified Salmon
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The FDA is currently reviewing safety and labeling considerations surrounding what could be the first genetically-modified animal-based food.  Aqua Bounty Technologies, Inc. (“ABT”) of Waltham, Mass. requested FDA to introduce “AquAdvantage Salmon” in U.S. food markets. AquAdvantage Salmon are produced by introduction of an anti-freeze gene of an ocean pout fish  and the growth hormone […]

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