Chefs weigh in on genetically modified salmon

Chefs weigh in on genetically modified salmon

Restaurateurs express concern as FDA considers approval for the fish

Producers of genetically modified salmon might have difficulty finding acceptance in restaurants even if the U.S. Food and Drug Administration deems the fish fit for human consumption.

The FDA said a 60-day consultation period will begin Sept. 19 and include a series of public meetings as the agency decides whether to allow the fish to be sold as food. If it wins approval, the fish should be available by 2012.

The salmon was developed by AquaBounty Technologies In

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