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Uncle Thanky

First genetically engineered salmon sold in Canada

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 Uncle Thanky    947

"US firm AquaBounty Technologies says that its transgenic fish has hit the market after a 25-year wait.

Genetically engineered salmon has reached the dinner table. AquaBounty Technologies, the company in Maynard, Massachusetts, that developed the fish, announced on 4 August that it has sold some 4.5 tonnes of its hotly debated product to customers in Canada.

The sale marks the first time that a genetically engineered animal has been sold for food on the open market. It took AquaBounty more than 25 years to get to this point.

The fish, a variety of Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar), is engineered to grow faster than its non-genetically modified counterpart, reaching market size in roughly half the time — about 18 months. AquaBounty sold its first commercial batch at market price: US$5.30 per pound ($11.70 per kilogram), says Ron Stotish, the company’s chief executive. He would not disclose who bought it." Source

Yummy:blink:

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 Curenado    827

Das frankenfish! If its anything like the vegetables, you will turn into a great beach ball and come to lack reproductive ability...

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