30 Dec '13, 10pm

Frankenfish swims past another regulatory hurdle

Frankenfish swims past another regulatory hurdle

The genetically engineered salmon, also known as the "Frankenfish," has come one step closer to the supermarket shelves. Canada's environmental regulatory agency will not permit AquaBounty to produced genetically engineer salmon eggs on a commercial scale at a hatchery on Prince Edward Island. The "AquAdvantage" salmon is not yet for sale to the public. The salmon is still awaiting to be approved or rejected by the Food and Drug Administration before it can be sold in the U.S. AquaBounty calls the announcement a "significant milestone" in their press release , adding that the facility will produce sterile, all-female eggs. The Gazette reports that currently salmon eggs are being exported from the Prince Edward Island hatchery to a research and development facility in Panama where the fish are raised. If the FDA approves AquAdvantage, the company will also seek approval fro...

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/green-food/frankenfish-swims-pa...

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