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FDA Approves Genetically Engineered Salmon as ‘Safe to Eat’

Posted on Jan 21, 2016 in News

Following several years of controversy surrounding the safety of genetically engineered (GE) salmon, the FDA has announced that AquAdvantage salmon is as safe and nutritious to eat as the non-genetically engineered variety. The FDA stated, “The FDA scientists rigorously evaluated extensive data submitted by the manufacturer, AquaBounty Technologies, and other peer-reviewed data, to assess whether AquAdvantage salmon met the criteria for approval established by law.” The FDA says the data shows “that the inserted genes remained stable over several generations of fish, that food from the GE...

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