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January 15, 2008

Filed under: cloning,FDA,government documents — Lynne @ 9:55 pm

FDA Issues Documents on the Safety of Food from Animal Clones
“After years of detailed study and analysis, the Food and Drug Administration has concluded that meat and milk from clones of cattle, swine, and goats, and the offspring of clones from any species traditionally consumed as food, are as safe to eat as food from conventionally bred animals. There was insufficient information for the agency to reach a conclusion on the safety of food from clones of other animal species, such as sheep.
FDA today issued three documents on animal cloning outlining the agency’s regulatory approach – a risk assessment; a risk management plan; and guidance for industry.”

FDA’s CVM and Animal Cloning web site

Animal Cloning: A Risk Assessment – FINAL

Animal Cloning: Risk Management Plan for Clones and Their Progeny

Guidance for Industry Use of Animal Clones and Clone Progeny for Human Food and Animal Feed

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