AquaBounty Considers Labeling Genetically Modified Salmon

The U.S.-based company that’s about to start the commercial production of genetically modified salmon in P.E.I. says it’s considering labelling the product as such.

However, it’s not clear what exactly AquaBounty Technologies intends to tell consumers about the fish, which are modified with a growth hormone gene to make them grow faster.

“We are considering our labelling options and working with potential customers to determine the appropriate approach,” a spokesperson for AquaBounty said in a statement sent to CBC News.

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