MEPs vote to ban food from cloned animal products
Wednesday May 05 2010
MEPs this week pitted themselves against European Commission and Council positions on the revision of the EU's Novel Foods regulation by voting in favour of an outright ban on food derived from cloned animals and their offspring.
Environment Committee members in Brussels on Tuesday argued that it would be 'irresponsible' to include food from cloned animals in the scope of the Novel Foods regulation, soon to be updated to incorporate emerging areas of science such as nanotechnology and GMOs, as well as cloning.
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