What Will Happen When Genetically Engineered Salmon Escape Into the Wild?

April 12th, 2016

In late 2015, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) gave the greenlight to AquaBounty, Inc., a company poised to create, produce and market an entirely new type of salmon. By combining the genes from three different types of fish, AquaBounty has made a salmon that grows unnaturally fast, reaching adult size twice as fast as its wild relative.

Never before has a country allowed any type of genetically engineered animal to be sold as food. The U.S. is stepping into new terrain, opening Pandora’s box. But are we ready for the consequences?  Read and access the full story using this link:  http://ecowatch.com/2016/04/10/genetically-engineered-salmon-escape-wild/