9/21/2010

A panel advising the FDA said AquaBounty Technologies' biotech salmon would be safe for human consumption and seems to pose no safety risk to the environment. However, some members of the committee said they found some flaws in the studies that back the safety of the biotech fish, including the small number of fish tested. The FDA is set to hold a public hearing today to discuss whether the biotech salmon should carry a label signifying it is genetically modified.

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