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EU Debates Farm Animal Cloning Ban

  • 11 Sep 09:47

Amendments to a European Commission proposal to ban the cloning of farm animals in the EU are the subject of an MEP debate and vote on Tuesday 8 September.The MEPs in charge of steering the plans through Parliament support the ban, but want to add provisions on the offspring of cloned animals and the marketing of their products coming from countries outside the EU. Current situation In the EU food from clones currently needs a pre-market approval based on a scientific food safety assessment by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) before it can be put on the market. The parliamentary report Not only does cloning raise questions about ethics and how. Read more...