FDA looks to approve cloned meat and milk

From the newswire:

The government said Tuesday it is moving closer to approving meat and milk from cloned animals, drawing protests from consumer groups.

The Bush administration is currently reviewing Food and Drug Administration plans to regulate cloned animals and food derived from them, the agency said in a statement. A draft of the plans should be released by the end of the year, FDA said.

I have no idea on whether this is a good idea or not. As always, the trick is to ensure the safety of any product…and that means to the environment as well as to the consumer who eats the stuff. The problem is that testing is often one of the primary aspects of product development that is cut in order to save money (all you have to do is look at Monsanto for proof of that).

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