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AquaBounty CEO Ron Stotish is brushing off criticism from anti-GMO groups

The CEO of an American company producing genetically modified salmon eggs in eastern Prince Edward Island is brushing off criticism from anti-GMO groups. AquaBounty announced this week it had received approval from Environment Canada to produce the eggs on a commercial scale. It had been operating as a research facility. Critics have complained the Canadian government’s approval of its hatchery in Bay Fortune, P.E.I., was done in secret without public consultation. [email protected] 09:06