The Food and Drug Administration recently released the environmental assessment for AquaBounty’s AquAdvantage salmon. They are asking for comments about the document. The comment period is open until 25 Feb 2013.
The FDA is close to approving genetically engineered salmon, despite concerns about its effects on our health and the environment.
Genetically modified organism (GMO) proponents constantly proclaim that GMOs will help feed the hungry and solve world hunger. This is one supposed benefit of genetically modified (GM) salmon as well. [ … ]
Four thousand Scottish salmon escaped from Loch Duart Salmon Farm in Scotland. If ordinary salmon can escape a farm, why can’t GM salmon? Silly question. Of course GM salmon will be able to escape into the wild.