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Hungry for Genetically Engineered Fish?

Posted on Aug 25, 2010 in Uncategorized

by Andrew Schneider A major U.S. fish research company has tampered with the DNA of Atlantic salmon by adding a quick-growth gene that allows the fish to eat year-around and grow more quickly. And the Food and Drug Administration is about to allow these genetically engineered salmon to head to market, the company says. But food safety activists insist that the FDA doesn’t have adequate tests and regulations to ensure the safety of modified seafood, and others question whether consumers are even ready for it. “Far from being a benefit to consumers or the environment, this merely...

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