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Britain's Department for Environment Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA), has signed off on allowing milk and meat from the offspring of cloned animals to go on sale.
A controversial Italian fertility specialist said on Wednesday that he has successfully created three human babies through the process of cloning.
China-born stem cell scientist Xiangzhong "Jerry" Yang, best known for successfully creating the first cloned farm animal in the United States, has died after a battle with cancer, the University of Connecticut said Friday.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Monday that food products from cloned animals may have already become a part of the U.S. food supply.
Approximately 600 animals have been cloned in the United States. However, they have most likely not entered the food supply according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
After six years of study and analysis, The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) announced Tuesday that meat and milk from clones of cows, pigs, goats, and their offspring are as safe to eat as food from conventionally bred animals. The agency further ruled against requiring labels that indicate if food is derived from cloned animals.
With the government set to allow food from cloned animals onto the market - and consumers not yet convinced it's safe - meat and dairy producers are promoting an industry-led system to track cloned livestock.
A Japanese geneticist said Wednesday his research team created the worldâ€™s first fourth-generation cloned pig, an achievement that could help scientists in medical and other research.
Milk from cloned cows is no longer welcome at the nation's biggest milk company.
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