Animals and Animal Products Derived Through Modern Biotechnology
The term "animal biotechnology" is an extension of the definition of biotechnology. This term may include, but is not limited to, the following categories of animals:
- Genetically engineered or modified animals in which genetic material has been added, deleted, silenced or altered to influence expression of genes and traits.
- Clones of animals derived by nuclear transfer from embryonic and somatic cells.
- Chimeric animals that have received transplanted cells from another animal.
- Interspecies hybrids produced by any methods employing biotechnology.
- Animals derived by in vitro cultivation such as maturation or manipulation of embryos.
- Health Canada and Canadian Food Inspection Agency approve AquAdvantage Salmon
- Roles and Responsibilities of the Government of Canada
- Genetically Modified (GM) Foods and Other Novel Foods (Health Canada)
- Labelling of Genetically Engineered Foods in Canada
- Novel Feeds
- Plants with Novel Traits
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