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Indiana salmon hatchery to raise genetically modified fish

Chicago Tribune/The Daily World 06/02/2019

The first genetically modified salmon approved for human consumption will be raised in a hatchery in Indiana after receiving approval from the Food and Drug Administration. AquaBounty Technologies, the company operating the hatchery, has combined a gene from chinook salmon and combined it with DNA from an eel-like species known as ocean pout to create fish that grow to about twice the size of salmon found in the wild.

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