GM salmon can breed with trout and harm ecosystem, warn scientists

Telegraph: The researchers fear that plans to farm a new type of GM salmon that grows faster than normal salmon may result in some of the animals escaping into streams and rivers. They conducted a study to examine the impacts that such an escape would have on natural habitats. They found that the GM salmon, which have been developed by a Canada firm and are expected to be given approval for sale as food in the US, could mate with wild brown trout. This resulted in a "hybrid' species that grew faster......

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