Canada OKs first farm for genetically modified salmon

Business Apr 3, 2019

Canada OKs first farm for genetically modified salmon

Canada's first commercial farm for genetically modified salmon received environmental approval on Tuesday — the final hurdle in a decades-long push to bring the fast-growing fish to market, amid strong opposition. The U.S.-based biotech firm AquaBounty said it would begin stocking its Rollo Bay facility ...

Japan OKs sharp cut in salmon, trout quota in Russian EEZ

National May 14, 2016

Japan OKs sharp cut in salmon, trout quota in Russian EEZ

Japan and Russia have agreed on a sharp cut in this year's quota for salmon and trout fished by Japanese ships within Russia's exclusive economic zone, according to the Japanese Fisheries Agency. The two countries also agreed that the Japanese side will switch from drift-net ...