Canadians buy 4.5 tonnes of GM salmon

(08/09/17)

Biotechnology company AquaBounty sold 4.5 tonnes of its genetically-modified AquAdvantage salmon fillets to customers in Canada in the second quarter of 2017, according to figures released by the firm.

The sale marks the first time that a genetically engineered animal has been sold for food on the open market, something that has taken AquaBounty more than 25 years to achieve.

The RAS-produced fish generated $53,000 in revenue, a modest sum when..............................


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