Friday, November 20, 2015

Genetically Engineered Salmon Approved for Consumption

A genetically engineered salmon from AquaBounty Technologies, rear, with a conventionally raised sibling roughly the same age.

Federal regulators on Thursday approved a genetically engineered salmon as fit for consumption, making it the first genetically altered animal to be cleared for American supermarkets and dinner tables.

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Image: Paul Darrow for The New York Times