First genetically engineered salmon sold in Canada

US firm AquaBounty Technologies says that its transgenic fish has hit the market after a 25-year wait.

Genetically engineered salmon has reached the dinner table. AquaBounty Technologies, the company in Maynard, Massachusetts, that developed the fish, announced on 4 August that it has sold some 4.5 tonnes of its hotly debated product to customers in Canada.

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