A Canadian company wants to sell salmon in the U.S. that has been genetically altered to grow twice as fast as normal salmon. A panel talks about how this proposal is making its way through the U.S. regulatory system, and why some fish geneticists are worried about the salmon’s environmental impact.

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  • Dr. Eric Hallerman associate professor of fisheries and wildlife at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
  • Dr. Rebecca Goldburg senior scientist at Environmental Defense
  • Dr. Tillman Benfey professor of biology at the University of New Brunswick
  • Eliott Entis president of Aqua Bounty Farms and A/F Protein, Inc.

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