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The Canadian government recently approved, without fanfare, the world’s first genetically modified fish to be produced in PEI.

Canada quietly made history last November when officials at Environment Canada gave the go-ahead on production of the world’s first genetically modified food fish: the AquAdvantage® salmon. Read more here 06:56

Opposition to GM salmon has no scientific basis: researcher

A scientist behind genetically modified salmon technology says new opposition to his work is misguided. Dr. Garth Fletcher of Memorial University’s department of ocean scientists said Friday that two environmental groups opposed to the sale of AquAdvantage salmon for human consumption — currently being assessed by Health Canada — are rehashing old arguments that have no basis. Read more here  the telegram  13:24