AquaBounty confident of GM salmon approval despite FDA delay

| February 22, 2013 |

The following is an excerpt.

AquaBounty Technologies – which has already spent years waiting for the FDA to decide whether to approve its genetically engineered salmon – will have to wait a little longer as the agency plows through almost 30,000 comments submitted since it gave the fish the provisional green light before Christmas.

The FDA is extending the period for interested parties to comment on the environmental assessment of the GE salmon and the preliminary Finding of No Significant Impact by an additional 60 days, to April 26.

Read the full article here: AquaBounty remains confident of FDA approval for GM salmon, despite 60-day comment extension