The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Thursday the first genetically engineered animal for human consumption in the country, the Associated Press reported. The AquAdvantage Salmon, created by Massachusetts-based biotech firm AquaBounty Technologies, can grow twice as fast as its normal, farm-raised salmon counterpart. The AquAdvantage is an Atlantic salmon that has been modified to include…

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Thursday the first genetically engineered animal for human consumption in the country, the Associated Press reported. The AquAdvantage Salmon, created by Massachusetts-based biotech firm AquaBounty Technologies, can grow twice as fast as its normal, farm-raised salmon counterpart. The AquAdvantage is an Atlantic salmon that has been modified to include…

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