GM salmon can breed with wild fish and harm ecosystem, warns study

Independent: Genetically modified salmon could escape into the wild with devastating consequences for the ecosystem, a new study has warned. Researchers from Canada say that there is a risk of GM salmon mating with the closely-related brown trout species to produce a hybrid fish. GM salmon grow faster than normal salmon and scientists observed that their hybrid offspring grow even faster allowing them to out-compete existing species for food. In a mocked-up stream in the laboratory the GM offspring took......

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