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Unleashing the AquAdvantage® Frankenfish – As many as 30 fish species, including GM trout, GM cod and GM tilapia, as well as GM pigs, GM chickens, GM goats and GM cows are “under development”.

If you’ve been following the debate about the pros and cons of genetically modified (GM) crops, like pesticide resistant maize and soybeans (read my most recent rant on the issue here), it probably won’t take a whole lot of imagination to work out the biotech industry’s next big project. That’s rights: GM animals. The story doesn’t end with GM salmon though. If the AquAdvantage® Salmon is approved for commercial use, we can expect a whole menagerie of genetically-fiddled-with farm animals in the near future. As many as 30 fish species, including GM trout, GM cod and GM tilapia, as well as GM pigs, GM chickens, GM goats and GM cows are “under development”. continued@ news24