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Almost one million people have signed an online petition to stop the US approving a scheme that would allow genetically modified salmon to enter the food chain.
The GM AquAdvantage fish has been modified through a growth gene which means it grows year-round instead of during spring and summer.
That allows it to reach market size within 18 months, rather than the three years required by a “natural” fish.
Read the full article here: Anti GM-Salmon Petition Nears One Million