Salmon the first genetically engineered animal to get FDA approval for human consumption
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The FDA has approved a genetically modified Atlantic salmon for human consumption

Following what it describes as an “exhaustive and rigorous scientific review,” the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today announced the approval of the first ever genetically-modified animal for human consumption. The engineered salmon in question has had its DNA altered in such a way that it grows to market-ready size in around half the time of regular salmon, and has now been declared safe for humans and safe for the environment.

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