Fish Story: Genetically Engineered Salmon To Hit Dinner Plates | WHAT REALLY HAPPENED

Fish Story: Genetically Engineered Salmon To Hit Dinner Plates

The FDA approved genetically engineered salmon as “safe and effective” in 2015 but now the land-locked harvest is rolling out to commercial institutions nationwide. Critics have nicknamed the product “Frankenfish”.

Normally, the term GMO, or Genetically Modified Organism, would apply. In this case, the salmon are clearly identified as “genetically engineered” because of extensive DNA editing. It is only a matter of time before they spread to wild fish. ? Technocracy News & Trends Editor Patrick Wood

By: Casey Smith via AP

The inaugural harvest of genetically modified salmon began this week after the pandemic delayed the sale of the first such altered animal to be cleared for human consumption in the United States, company officials said.

Several tons of salmon, engineered by biotech company AquaBounty Technologies Inc., will now head to restaurants and away-from-home dining services — where labeling as genetically engineered is not required — in the Midwest and along the East Coast, company CEO Sylvia Wulf said...

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