FDA Issues Draft Documents on the Safety of Animal Clones


Subject:
Nutrition & Food Safety , Social Issues , Cloning , Food Safety

Description:
This December 2006 document announces a Food and Drug Administration (FDA) draft risk assessment finding "that meat and milk from clones of adult cattle, pigs and goats, and their offspring, are as safe to eat as food from conventionally bred animals." It also notes that "due to limited data on sheep clones, ... FDA recommends that sheep clones not be used for human food." Includes full text with data and related links.

Publisher:
U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.fda.gov/bbs/topics/NEWS/2006/NEW01541.html


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