FDA approves GE salmon

FDA approves GE salmon

The FDA announced Thursday it had approved AquaBounty Technologies’ application for genetically engineered salmon, the agency’s first approval of a genetically engineered animal intended for food.

AquaBounty’s AquAdvantage GE Atlantic salmon grows twice as fast as non-GE salmon.

“The FDA has thoroughly analyzed and evaluated the data and information submitted by AquaBounty Technologies regarding AquAdvantage Salmon and determined that they have met the regulatory requi

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