A “mistrust” of scientific advancement is “holding back” science-based innovation in the European food sector, European health and food safety commissioner Vytenis Andriukaitis warned yesterday (23 February).
An inability by the European Parliament and Council to reach an agreement on the novel foods update due to disagreement over cloned animals and their offspring would send the message that no-one really cares about innovation, says consultant.
Big oops. Meat and milk from the offspring of cloned animals has entered the UK food chain. Cue scary headlines and scared consumers. But the leviathan of EU-lawmaking means no-one actually knows if it’s legal or not. And that’s an even bigger oops.
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.
The FDA's scientific conclusion that meat and milk from cloned
cows, pigs and goats and their offspring is safe has elicited a
flurry of responses from both sides of the fence, raising issues
such as financial gain, trade opportunities,...
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is set to process a
multitude of opposing comments on its proposal to introduce
products from cloned animals into the nation's food chain, which
reveal that industry, scientists and consumers...
An FDA risk assessment that is expected to declare meat and milk
derived from cloned animals safe for the food supply is currently
being reviewed by the government, and is due to be released by the
end of the year.
With the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) poised to release a
risk assessment that is expected to declare food products derived
from cloned animals safe for the food supply, a new study has found
that these products would be...
A team of US and Japanese researchers have declared that milk and
meat from cloned cattle are likely to be safe for human
consumption, although stressed that research in this area was still
very much in its infancy, Tom Armitage reports.