November 25, 2015
Last week, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the sale and consumption of the first genetically modified (GMO) salmon, fish that would grow bigger and faster to meet a growing demand.
But anti-GMO advocates and supporters, including more than 60 retailers like Wal-Mart, Costco, Whole Foods and Trader Joe's, have opted against selling the modified fish created by AquaBounty Technologies, according to TakePart.com, a digital magazine and social-action platform.
According to TakePart.com, the GMO salmon won't bear a GMO stamp and would "likely be marketed as 'Atlantic Salmon.'"
Read the full TakePart.com report here.