AquaBounty and Intrexon Developing Gene Edited Tilapia; Receive GMO Exemption
AquaBounty and Intrexon announced this week that their jointly developed gene edited line of tilapia is “exempt from GM regulation” according to Argentina’s National Advisory Commission on Agricultural Biotechnology (CONABIA).
Intrexon is a leader in the engineering and industrialization of biology to improve the quality of life and health of the planet. GM salmon farmer AquaBounty is a majority-owned subsidiary of Intrexon.
According to a press release, the engineered tilapia was developed using gene editing techniques and do not contain any foreign DNA or...
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