Wednesday, July 30, 2008

EFSA Yes or No on Cloned Meat?

"EU food safety experts say NO to cloned meat."
The European Food Safety Authority will not allow the marketing of meat and milk from cloned animals in the European Union, EU sources say. "EFSA says it has increased concerns regarding animal welfare and possible concerns regarding food safety due to the limited data available," according to a source close to the European Commission's probe. The Daily Mail (London)
(7/24) , Reuters (7/23).

but . . .

EFSA reaffirms safety view of cloned meat and dairy products
Meat and dairy products from cloned pigs and cattle are probably safe for human consumption, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) concluded in its scientific opinion on animal cloning released today . . . (24-Jul-2008).

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