- Congress should require labeling of cloned food
CU polls says 89% of consumers want labels on cloned milk and meat
- Coalition condemns FDA plans for cloned foods
Consumers may receive unwelcome gift this holiday season
- Consumer groups challenge veto of cloned food bill
CU & the Center for Food Safety criticize CA Governor’s claim that cloned food bill is pre-empted by federal law
- CU urges Governor to require labels on cloned food
In California: Foods from cloned animals will likely be in supermarkets, unlabeled, before the end of this year
- CU Says National Academy of Sciences Report Underlines the Need for Labeling and Safety Tests of Genetically Engineered Animals
The report underlines the critical need for the FDA to establish safety and labeling regulations in the fast-moving field of genetically engineered animals.
- Less Shuffle, No Cut
Today’s New York Times editorial (registration required) on cloning by editorial board member Verlyn Klinkenborg raises an interesting and important point about the impact of cloning on genetic diversity. Klinkenborg analogizes to shuffling cards, and notes that cloning represents an unshuffled deck — clearly not a benefit to all players. The editorial was in response Continue Reading
- I hate eating a [c]lone
If California State Senator Carole Midgen gets her way, California residents will have the option to chose whether they consume products derived from cloned animals.
They say “you can’t step in the same river twice,” but you may soon be eating the same steak over and over whether you want to or not. That’s because the FDA voluntary moratorium on food products from cloned animals and their offspring could be lifted once FDA finalizes its risk assessment for cloned animals.