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Updated 29 November 2019

Green light for cloned food

The agency that regulates food in Europe has issued a preliminary report saying that certain foods from cloned animals is probably safe.

While the US Food and Drug Administration has yet to issue an opinion as to whether certain foods from cloned animals are safe to consume, the agency that regulates food in Europe has issued a preliminary report saying that the food is probably safe.

AP reports.

"Based on current knowledge, there is no expectation that clones or their progeny would introduce any new food safety risks compared with conventionally bred animals," the wire service quotes the European Union preliminary report as saying. – (HealthDayNews)

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