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GM food battle moves to fish as super-salmon nears US approval

Posted on Sep 29, 2010 in Uncategorized

Consumer groups fear green light for engineered species will bring environmental disaster to the oceans The Observer, Sunday 26 September 2010 Article history A genetically modified salmon, rear, and a non-genetically modified salmon, foreground. Photograph: AP   Buried in a prospectus inviting investors to buy shares in a fledgling biotech company is an arresting claim attributed to the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organisation. “Commercial aquaculture is the most rapidly growing segment of the agricultural industry, accounting for more than $60bn sales in 2003. While land-based...

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