08/26/2010 09:05 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

GM Salmon: FDA Begins Process To Approve First Genetically-Modified Animal For Human Consumption, 'Frankenfish'

US authorities today began the process to approve the first GM animal for human consumption.

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced a 60-day period of consultation and public meetings over whether to permit a GM strain of salmon to be eaten by humans, even though it has been called a "frankenfish" by critics.

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