Pushback Continues Against Genetically Modified Salmon Being Raised at Indiana Farm

October 16, 2023 CASEY SMITH, Alaska Beacon

As demand for seafood grows, including across the Hoosier state, a remote Indiana farm is harvesting thousands of pounds of salmon every year — on land. But the genetically modified fish teeming in the Albany tanks are continuing to draw pushback from environmental advocates who say the “Frankenfish” threaten local ecosystems and are not a sustainable food source.

AquaBounty Technologies, Inc. Announces Appoints CCO, Commences AquAdvantage Salmon Production at its Indiana Farm

June 13, 2019 AquaBounty Technologies

AquaBounty Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: AQB) (“AquaBounty” or the “Company”), a biotechnology company focused on enhancing productivity in the aquaculture market, is pleased to announce the appointment of David F. Melbourne, Jr. as Chief Commercial Officer effective on June 17, 2019, and the commencement of the commercial production of AquAdvantage Salmon at the Company’s Indiana farm.

Eggs That Will Hatch Into Genetically Modified Salmon Arrive in U.S.

May 30, 2019 Jessie Higgins, UPI

The Atlantic salmon eggs, owned by AquAdvantage of Massachusetts, were shipped from the company’s Canadian hatchery to one in Albany, Ind. The company hopes to begin harvesting in late 2020, spokesman Dave Conley said.

Senator Hungry for Genetically Engineered Fish

After touring a land-based fish farm that is preparing to raise genetically engineered salmon, U.S. Senator Todd Young is ready to eat.