FDA's Call On Cloning Sets Off Controversy

WASHINGTON The Food and Drug Administration has touched off a firestorm of controversy with its announcement that products from some cloned farm animals are safe to eat and don't require special labels. For a number of different reasons, consumer groups, advocates for the humane treatment of food animals, and some religious organizations objected to the FDA's announcement. Trade groups for the most

WASHINGTON — The Food and Drug Administration has touched off a firestorm of controversy with its announcement that products from some cloned farm animals are safe to eat and don't require special labels.

For a number of different reasons, consumer groups, advocates for the humane treatment of food animals, and some religious organizations objected to the FDA's announcement. Trade groups for the most part responded positively to the preliminary conclusions, but others were relu

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