New oil approved for Norwegian fish feeds


Source: Helge Skodvin/Nofima

Genetically modified canola oil provides marine omega-3 fatty acids that are beneficial to farmed salmon and the people that eat the fish

The Norwegian Food Safety Authority has approved a genetically modified canola oil that can be used in salmon feeds – providing a welcome boost for the industry, which has seen the global demand for feed ingredients containing marine omega-3 fatty acids exceed the current supply. 

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