genetically engineered food http://wamc.org en FDA: Genetically Engineered Fish Won't Harm Environment http://wamc.org/post/fda-genetically-engineered-fish-wont-harm-environment <p></p><p></p><p>Federal health regulators say a genetically engineered salmon that grows twice as fast as normal salmon is unlikely to harm the environment, clearing the way for the first approval of a genetically engineered animal for human consumption.</p><p>The Food and Drug Administration has released its environmental assessment of the AquaAdvantage salmon, a faster-growing fish which has been subject to a contentious, yearslong debate at the agency. The document concludes that the fish is unlikely to harm the environment, including natural salmon.</p> Sat, 22 Dec 2012 00:00:00 +0000 Lucas Willard 54374 at http://wamc.org FDA: Genetically Engineered Fish Won't Harm Environment