July 26, 2017: The federal government has confirmed that the GM fish company AquaBounty does not yet have permission to grow GM salmon at its new facility in Rollo Bay PEI.
Here are the letters:
- CBAN and 11 other environmental organizations asked the federal government to conduct an environmental risk assessment before Aquabounty is allowed to set up the world’s first GM salmon factory in Canada. Read their letter. June 6, 2017.
- Response from the Minister of Environment and Climate Change
- Request from Ecology Action Centre and Living Oceans Society to the Minister of Health, May 19, 2017
- Response from the Ministry of Health