GMO salmon, Frankenfish, were developed at Newfoundland's Memorial University so it's probably fitting that they've made their appearance first in Canadian grocery stores. Have you tried them? Let us know.
The sales figure was revealed in the most recent earnings report of the US-based AquaBounty Technologies, whose hybrid Atlantic salmon – which contains a gene from a Chinook salmon and a gene from the ocean pout – has been at the heart of a heated debate over transgenic animals as food.
You're probably familiar with the Chinook salmon but I'm guessing not so much the ocean Pout. Here's what it looks like:
Relax, it only looks like an eel. It's a fish, sort of.
So, don't be glum, don't pout, have some... um, salmon, yeah salmon.