WASHINGTON (AP) — Don't expect to find genetically modified salmon — or any other engineered fish or meat — on store shelves anytime soon.
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But there are massively disturbing ethical, environmental, and health concerns that make the introduction of Frankenfish highly controversial.
The genetically modified salmon, created by Boston-based AquaBounty Technologies, is created to grow twice as fast as wild Atlantic salmon -- reaching its full size in 18 months instead of three years.
* Strict FDA review needed for public health-consumer groups * Would be first gene-altered animal for U.S. consumption ...
When is a salmon not a salmon? It sounds ridiculous, but that's one of the most important issues in the food world, where the gloves are off in the fight about genetically engineered foods.
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Why won't GE salmon be labeled? Do consumers have a right to know? The answer isn't so easy.
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The FDA is looking at what might be the first genetically engineered animal to hit our dinner plates: salmon that can grow at twice the normal rate. This is not normal salmon.
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