More than 60 grocery chains, majority of consumers already reject “Frankenfish”
WASHINGTON, D.C. –(ENEWSPF)--November 19, 2015. Today scientists, environmental and consumer groups and fishermen lambasted the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s approval of genetically engineered salmon created by AquaBounty Technologies Inc. (ABTX:LSE), a majority owned subsidiary of synthetic biology company Intrexon (NYSE: XON). This is the first-ever genetically engineered animal approved for human consumption despite widespread public outcry, risks to wild salmon and a faulty assessment based on incomplete company data.
Despite this approval, a large segment of the market has already rejected genetically . . .