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3Novices:Salmon becomes world’s first genetically-modified animal to enter food supply

AquaBounty Technologies in Maynard, Massachusetts, has said it’s sold about five tonnes of genetically-modified (GM) salmon fillets to unnamed customers in Canada.

These fish can reportedly grow twice as fast as conventionally-farmed Atlantic salmon, reaching adult size in some 18 months as compared to 30 months. AquaBounty has also claimed the salmon consume 20 to 25 per cent less food per gramme of new flesh.

“The sale and discussions with potential buyers clearly…
August 10, 2017 at 01:30PM http://ift.tt/2vRm6Nw
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