Canada Approves 'Safe and Nutritious' Genetically Modified Salmon
"Health authorities in Canada have approved the sale of genetically modified salmon, making it the first genetically altered animal to be allowed for consumption in the country.
The AquAdvantage salmon cultivated by Massachusetts-based AquaBounty Technologies is described as being as healthy as traditional Atlantic salmon for food and livestock food use, according to a statement.
The salmon will appear on supermarket shelves in 18 months according to Health Minister Jane Philpott. 'While this is the first product of this nature to be reviewed, it will not likely be the last,' said the minister..."
Nature had nothing to do with it.