Soon in canadian supermarkets will be red fish, the price of which will be significantly below that at which it is sold helpful a delicacy now. After the USA, Canada became the second country in the world, to allow the cultivation of “man-made” salmon.

The meat of the salmon is not only delicious, but also useful not least because it contains large quantities of powerful antioxidants, omega-3, belonging to the group of polyunsaturated fatty acids. However, the price of this product is quite high.

A few years ago, American scientists from AquaBounty Technologies, the company found the solution using the methods of genetic engineering, they got a new variety of salmon that grow almost 2 times faster than other canines that live in nature.

In addition, salmon AquAdvantage Salmon had another advantage – they grew much larger.

Six months ago, after a long bureaucratic delays, the company AquaBounty Technologies has acquired the right to the cultivation and sale of GM fish in the United States.

Now to eat delicacies at a reasonable price will be able to Canadians: the Ministry of health in this country, too, was allowed the cultivation and sale of salmon AquAdvantage Salmon.

In a press release, the Agency reported that “studies conducted in Canada for 3 years, showed that GM salmon as safe to eat as their wild relatives. In addition, their meat has the same nutritional value”.

In Canada as in the US, the salmon AquAdvantage Salmon will be grown in special nurseries closed, which excludes their penetration in the environment and cross-breeding with normal salmon.

In addition, almost all of GM salmon are born sterile – offspring they can not be.

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