NZ King Salmon (NZKS) has informed that it will eliminate all of its genetically modified (GM) salmon material. The announcement comes as the US deals with a controversial GM salmon issue.
The FDA "carefully considered the potential environmental impacts of the proposed action and at this time has made a preliminary determination that this action would not have significant effect on the quality of the human environment in the US," it wrote in a draft environmental assessment.
AquaBounty’s AquAdvantage salmon was created at Canada's Memorial University and the University of Toronto. Scientists developed an Atlantic salmon egg with genes from Chinook salmon and ocean pout.