'frankenfish' May Never Make It To Your Plate


Salmon that's genetically modified to grow twice as fast as normal could soon show up on your dinner plate. That is, if the company that makes the fish can stay afloat.

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    05/19/2016 - 2:01 pm | View Link
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    11/22/2015 - 4:26 am | View Link
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  • Frankenfish
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  • ‘Frankenfish’ salmon won’t be labeled: FDA | New York Post
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    11/20/2015 - 5:05 am | View Website
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