AquAdvantage Salmon Regulatory Timeline

The United States (US) Food and Drug Administration (FDA) finally allows sale of fast-growing genetically engineered AquAdvantage salmon. Many people are asking about the impacts of the fish on human health and the environment. We have answers to these questions thanks to two independent sets of regulatory processes, one in Canada and one in the United States. This AquAdvantage Regulatory Timeline Infographic displays some of the key steps in the regulatory process.

Find information about safety of the fish for human health and for the environment in Fast-growing genetically engineered salmon approved.

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Detailed AquAdvantage Regulatory Timeline

Detailed information for the AquAdvantage Regulatory Timeline Infographic can be found below. Parts of the timeline are adapted from Chronology of AquAdvantage® Salmon and AquaBounty Technologies.

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Anastasia Bodnar

Written by Anastasia Bodnar

Anastasia Bodnar serves as the Policy Director of Biology Fortified, Inc. She is a science communicator and multidisciplinary risk analyst with a career in federal service. She has a PhD in plant genetics and sustainable agriculture from Iowa State University.