Scientists bid to create new GM crop



Published 24 January 2014

 team of scientists at Rothamsted have been working on the Camelina plant - or false flax - for 15 years, modifying its genes to create a new variety which contains Omega 3 fish oils.

Scientists hope this could revolutionise the fish industry.

Farmed fish make up half the fish we eat and they have to be fed on Omega 3 oils - this is currently done by feeding them wild fish taken from the Oceans.

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