UC Santa Barbara study says farming fish saves land

To satisfy the protein demands of an anticipated nearly 10 billion people by 2050, the United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and researchers around the world estimate current animal production will need to grow by an average of 52 percent. Meeting this need without pushing the environment to the brink will be critical. New…

FDA approval of first US facility for commercial production of AquAdvantage Salmon

AquaBounty Technologies, Inc. a biotechnology company focused on enhancing productivity in the aquaculture market and a majority-owned subsidiary of Intrexon Corporation, today announced that it has received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to raise AquAdvantage® Salmon at its land-based contained facility near Albany, Indiana. The FDA previously approved AquaBounty’s New Animal Drug…