Navigation Links
FDA Issues Final Regulations for Genetically Engineered Animals
Date:1/15/2009

Consumer labeling not required for foods from these animals, agency says

THURSDAY, Jan. 15 (HealthDay News) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Thursday issued its final regulations governing the approval of genetically engineered animals.

The rules do not require consumer labeling for foods from these animals.

Genetic engineering involves using recombinant DNA (rDNA) to introduce new characteristics or traits into an animal. The new FDA guidance tells producers of these animals what they need to do to get the newly engineered animal approved by the agency.

"It serves to reassure stakeholders that FDA has clear standards for regulatory decisions on these animals allowing us, when appropriate, to bring safe, effective products to market in a timely manner," Randall Lutter, deputy commissioner for policy in the FDA's Center for Veterinary Medicine, said during a morning teleconference.

Genetically engineered animals will require FDA approval before they can enter the marketplace, Lutter said. In addition, producers of these animals will also have to comply with the law and regulations of the National Environmental Policy Act, he said.

Although many kinds of genetically engineered animals are in development, none has yet been approved by the agency for marketing.

In September, a draft of the new regulations was made available for public comment and the final version takes into account some of these comments, Lutter said.

"This technology holds great promise for the health of both animals and humans," Dr. Bernadette Dunham, director of the FDA's Center for Veterinary Medicine, said during the teleconference.

Proponents of genetic engineering say the practice will lead to animals that can grow faster, produce healthier foods, such as heart-healthy eggs, or be resistant to certain diseases, such as mad cow disease.

In addition, genetic engineering can i
'/>"/>

Copyright©2009 ScoutNews,LLC.
All rights reserved  

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. College Mental Health Expert and Sister of Student Who Died By Suicide Available to Discuss College Mental Health Issues
2. PowerBar Issues Open Call for 2008-2009 PowerBar Team Elite(TM) Athlete Sponsorship Program
3. Crystal Research Associates, LLC Issues Executive Informational Overview(R) (EIO(R)) on Tapestry Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
4. American Red Cross Issues Blood Supply Alert
5. OSHA Issues Draft Ergonomics Guidelines on Preventing Musculoskeletal Injuries in Shipyards
6. New Survey Finds Strong Public Interest in Prescription Drug Safety Issues
7. National Quality Forum Issues First Consensus Standards for the Treatment of Substance Use Conditions
8. Audio: New Survey Finds Strong Public Interest in Prescription Drug Safety Issues
9. Dallas-Area Transplant Meeting Puts Spotlight on Key Issues
10. Elder Care Author Doctor Marion Launches Second National Tour to Raise Awareness About Aging & Elder Care Issues in America
11. California State PTA Issues Statement Regarding Presidents Veto of SCHIP Legislation
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
FDA Issues Final Regulations for Genetically Engineered Animals
(Date:9/16/2014)... (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 Magpi, a ... and communication applications, today announced that CEO and ... Count, a cross-sector ideation session focusing on the use ... in New York City on September 23. Dr. Selanikio ... data to provide insights on global health programming and ...
(Date:9/16/2014)... A recent article discusses the ... filler, “Expression”, which has not been approved for cosmetic ... be used as an intra-nasal splint following rhinoplasty, and ... a dermal filler. Because of its low cost, some ... and patients have had bad reactions to it including ...
(Date:9/16/2014)... Oakland, CA (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 ... double-issue journal on cancer and genetics in Cuba. ... and genetics, the two themes are intrinsically connected, since ... cancer-related articles relate to the full spectrum of cancer ... Cubans' shared ancestry is the topic of an ...
(Date:9/16/2014)... NY (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 On ... Champion Danielle Strassle at the 2014 Buffalo Bills Alumni ... Buffalo, NY. , Bills legend and NFL Hall-of-Famer ... assisted the foundation in honoring Strassle for her dedication ... professional goals and inspire others in her community to ...
(Date:9/16/2014)... Online retailer Kettlebell Kings has announced that ... kettlebell purchases in their online store. The company wants ... with this effective workout method that is quickly gaining ... carries a variety of kettlebell brands as well as ... , “We’ve seen for ourselves how effective kettlebells ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Magpi CEO and Co-founder Dr. Joel Selanikio to Speak at Health Workers Count, Global Health Session Held during the UN General Assembly 2Health News:FDA Warns Against Non-approved Dermal Filler 2Health News:FDA Warns Against Non-approved Dermal Filler 3Health News:MEDICC Review Journal Dedicates Double Issue to Cancer and Genetics 2Health News:MEDICC Review Journal Dedicates Double Issue to Cancer and Genetics 3Health News:The HearStrong Foundation and the Buffalo Bills Alumni Foundation Celebrated HearStrong Champion During 2014 Alumni Weekend 2Health News:Join the Kettlebell Movement - Kettlebell Kings Announces $0 Shipping on all Orders 2
... French . Robot-assisted surgery dramatically improves outcomes ... researchers at the Jewish General Hospital,s Lady Davis Institute ... post-operative complications and shorter hospital stays, robotic procedures also ... late 2010 in a series of studies in ...
... , WEDNESDAY, Jan. 12 (HealthDay News) -- People who have ... after receiving the results, whether they are positive or negative, ... or get screening tests that might modify that risk, despite ... in the Jan. 13 issue of the New England ...
... of Science (AAAS) has elevated four Dartmouth professors to the ... Dartmouth Medical School. Medical School faculty members Charles ... MD, join Dartmouth biologist C. Robertson McClung among the 504 ... eight other Dartmouth researchers to have earned the distinction. ...
... Jan. 12 (HealthDay News) -- Research in rats suggests that ... by persistent ringing or other noises in the ears. ... a result of hearing loss. In this study, U.S. ... variety of sound tones over an extended period of time. ...
... cancer with a relatively high degree of accuracy when applied ... cancer, according to a study in the January issue of ... was performed at the University of Washington and Seattle Cancer ... with 592 patients who were recently diagnosed with breast cancer ...
... Scientists are reporting a scientific basis for the long-standing belief ... other countries can prevent and treat cataracts, a clouding of ... of vision loss worldwide. Their study appears in Inorganic ... Wu, Fu-Yung Huang, Shih-Hsiung Wu and colleagues note that eye ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Robotic surgery of 'tremendous benefit' to patients, say JGH researchers 2Health News:Consumer Genetic Testing May Not Boost Users' Anxiety 2Health News:Consumer Genetic Testing May Not Boost Users' Anxiety 3Health News:Dartmouth Medical School faculty named fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science 2Health News:Animal Study Finds Nerve Stimulation May Thwart Tinnitus 2
(Date:9/15/2014)... 2014 PDL BioPharma, Inc. (PDL) (NASDAQ: ... the September 12, 2014, regular quarterly dividend payment of $0.15 ... as of September 5, 2014, the record date. ... a portfolio of patents and royalty assets, consisting primarily ... license agreements with various biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies. PDL ...
(Date:9/15/2014)... Ill. , Sept. 15, 2014 ... equipment and information systems technology, announced today an ... This agreement is for Sysmex reagents, controls and ... pocH-100 i ™ , Sysmex XP-300™, XT-Series ... The agreement is effective immediately and continues until ...
(Date:9/15/2014)... VEGAS , Sept. 15, 2014  Dr. Navneet ... Las Vegas have recently announced their continued investment in cutting ... of patients treated at the Center and a national reputation ... paying off. In speaking with multiple cancer survivors who have ... is beloved for both his warm, friendly manner and his ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:PDL BioPharma Completes Regular Quarterly Dividend Payment 2Sysmex America, Inc. Renews LABSCO Distributorship 2Sysmex America, Inc. Renews LABSCO Distributorship 3Cancer Care Center Emphasizing Innovative Oncology Treatments 2
... THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., Sept. 14 Amgen (Nasdaq: ... Bank of America Merrill Lynch Global Healthcare Conference ... at 9:50 a.m. Greenwich Mean Time.  Amgen executives ... Willard Dere, M.D., senior vice president, International Chief ...
... Sept. 14 Praxis EMR has submitted its application to ... apply for HITECH certification in the country. Under the ARRA ... incentives if they can demonstrate "meaningful use" of a certified ... Department of Health and Human Services to test and certify ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Amgen to Present at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Global Healthcare Conference 2Praxis EMR Among First to Apply for HITECH Certification 2
Extremely wide blade opening. Excellent bio and MRI compatibility. Lot number on each clip. Long reliable history. Standard type 1/1 (mm), opening width 8.0 mm and length 8 mm....
Extremely wide blade opening. Excellent bio and MRI compatibility. Lot number on each clip. Long reliable history. Standard type 1/1 (mm), opening width 9.0 mm and length 10 mm....
Extremely wide blade opening. Excellent bio and MRI compatibility. Lot number on each clip. Long reliable history. Large type 1/1 (mm), opening width 19.0 mm and length 21 mm....
... The BacT/Alert 3D Signature is ... microbial detection system that integrates blood, ... It is a powerful microbiology workstation ... for higher volume identification and where ...
Medicine Products: