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Genetically Modified Salmon

If the FDA approves it, genetically modified salmon may land on dinner tables in two years. Some people have called them “Frankenfish!”


The fish grow to be twice as large and can reproduce a lot faster. Which means more food for people everywhere, including the starved.

The US-based AquaBounty who breeds the GE salmon, already approves the fish safe for eating. But many scientist believe that the GE fish needs more research to be done. Scientist also say that the GE salmon could wipe out the wild salmon population, which is already endangered.

Current research done says GE salmon have a different level of nutritional content, that could cause allergies in humans. Yet AquaBounty still says the fish is safe to eat. Could it be that GE fish could bring in millions for the company? If FDA approves the GE fish, this could open the market for other GE animals too.

To me, this is the route we don’t want to head down as humans. We’re tampering with something we shouldn’t tamper with, naturally growing living organisms. We start doing this, we have no clue what the outcome could be. Possibly something from a horror show. For the last few years, I’ve been eating organic meat, I’ve already heard some of the horror stories from food documentaries (Food Inc.) They start doing this with our fish supply, God only knows. What do you fisherman think?