Navigation Links
EU States Agree on Clone Food Plan

Officials from the EU's 27 member states decided that milk and meat from cloned animals //and their offspring should be considered in the same way as any other novel food.

The urgent talks took place at the European Commission's Novel Foods Working Group, after Europe was last week hauled into the cloned food debate because of news that the offspring of a cloned cow had been born on a UK farm.

“There will at some point have to be an evaluation by the European Food Safety Auhtority [on the issue of food from clones] but we are not expecting an imminent need for this,” Commission spokesperson Philip Tod told DairyReporter.com.

News of the UK cow, named Dundee Paradise, came less than two weeks after authorities in the US signalled they intended to approve milk and meat from clones for human consumption.

“We will continue to monitor developments, but we recognise this technology is only emerging now and we don't expect it to become widespread for some time,” said Tod.

European dairy and farming groups have reacted cautiously to the prospect of food from clones and their offspring.

“There's no reason why there should be any risk in the milk, but we're going to have to work at this and find out what the public really thinks,” said Gwyn Jones, dairy board head for the UK National Farmers' Union.

Optimists speculate that animal cloning may one day be used to breed a new generation of cows resistant to diseases, able to convert food more efficiently and produce more milk.

But most in the European dairy industry believe the benefits are not yet proven and consumers are not ready to accept the products.

An indication may be drawn from the US, where a recent independent survey found 60 per cent of Americans would not knowingly eat food from cloned animals.

Recent articles in the UK mainstream media calling cloned animals ‘farmyard freaks' is als
'"/>




Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Scientists plan human cloning clinic in the United States
2. Prescription Drug Use Varies Widely Between States
3. GlaxoSmithKline to Supply United States with 8 Million flu vaccine, Fluarix
4. Condom Vending Machines To Be Installed Across Indian States
5. Inhospitable Response Curtail Growth Of Specialty Hospitals: United States
6. States Urged By NHRC To Rehabilitate Cured Mental Patients
7. Controversial Theory Says DNA Can Be Pushed To "Dark States"
8. Blend Of Sleep And Wake States To Explain Near Death Sensation
9. Health Insurance Plans Varies among States
10. Study States Smokers With Wrinkled Faces More Easily Prone To COPD
11. Women Complains of Failed Tubectomy from Two Different States
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
TAG: States Agree Clone Food Plan

(Date:7/28/2014)... 2014 A leading proposal to temporarily ... trust fund by reallocating payroll taxes has virtually no ... The Senior Citizens League (TSCL) . Less ... from the Social Security retirement trust fund to pay ... disability program’s financing. “TSCL believes this ‘band aid’ approach ...
(Date:7/28/2014)... The “Tissue Diagnostics Market by ... & Workflow, Special Staining), Disease (Breast Cancer, ... Cell Lung Cancer and Others), Product (Instruments ... Laboratories, Contract Research Organizations and Others) & ... & RoW) - Trends & Forecast to ...
(Date:7/28/2014)... A January 2013 study published ... in those who were self-diagnosed gluten-intolerant yielded little verifiable ... for San Diego health and wellness retreat VeraVia ... those who are unclear about the role gluten plays ... a protein, found in wheat, barley, rye, and triticale. ...
(Date:7/28/2014)... HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, July 28, ... milliseconds to look at someone,s face and judge them good-looking ... certain facial features seem to trigger specific first impressions about ... the mouth, for example, appear directly linked to whether someone ... The study findings suggest that first impressions are fairly ...
(Date:7/28/2014)... Shofner Vision Center recently wrapped ... Renowned LASIK and Cataract Surgeon, Dr. Stewart Shofner ... and public awareness for local not-for-profit organizations that ... their families. “This was our 2nd annual summer ... to a variety of local not-for-profit organizations who ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:The Senior Citizens League Finds No Support Among Seniors for Likely Disability Trust Fund Fix 2Health News:The Senior Citizens League Finds No Support Among Seniors for Likely Disability Trust Fund Fix 3Health News:Advanced Cancer Diagnostics Market Worth $3,924.01 Million by 2018 - New Report by MarketsandMarkets 2Health News:Advanced Cancer Diagnostics Market Worth $3,924.01 Million by 2018 - New Report by MarketsandMarkets 3Health News:Advanced Cancer Diagnostics Market Worth $3,924.01 Million by 2018 - New Report by MarketsandMarkets 4Health News:Advanced Cancer Diagnostics Market Worth $3,924.01 Million by 2018 - New Report by MarketsandMarkets 5Health News:VeraVia Explains the Basics of Gluten-Intolerance Following Industry Study 2Health News:VeraVia Explains the Basics of Gluten-Intolerance Following Industry Study 3Health News:Facial Dimensions May Be Key to First Impressions 2Health News:Facial Dimensions May Be Key to First Impressions 3Health News:Shofner Vision Center’s “Operation Military June” Provided Funds For Local Not-For-Profit Organizations Supporting Military And Their Families 2Health News:Shofner Vision Center’s “Operation Military June” Provided Funds For Local Not-For-Profit Organizations Supporting Military And Their Families 3
... CHICAGO Jorge Sobenes is a husband and father who loves ... he went from enjoying his favorite foods to not being able ... and difficulty swallowing. He lost 40 pounds and was desperate ... the esophagus is unable to move food into the stomach, and ...
... with hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is achievable using 90Y-resin ... across Europe showed that the procedure is likely ... including patients with advanced liver cancer and with ... to dateare published in the September issue of ...
... -- An experimental drug that,s shown promise against ovarian cancer ... also be effective against ovarian cancer not caused by those ... the activity of a protein called poly ADP ribose polymerase ... repair. Clinical trials of olaparib in patients with BRCA 1 ...
... HealthDay Reporter , MONDAY, Aug. 22 (HealthDay News) -- ... also appears linked to a decline in mammograms, new research ... 50 to 64 reduced their hormone therapy use from 41 ... study lead author Nancy Breen, an economist with the U.S. ...
... can act as "weight shocks," leading people to add a few ... to a new study. But when it comes to large ... men than they are for women. For men, the risk ... But for women, the risk of a large weight gain was ...
... HealthDay Reporter , SATURDAY, Aug. 20 (HealthDay News) -- Working ... stay-at-home moms, a new study finds. However, working moms ... about how easy it will be to balance work and ... counterparts. , , Researchers analyzed survey results from 1,600 married ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Incisionless surgery now available as an investigational treatment for esophageal disorder 2Health News:Radioembolization improves chance of survival for liver cancer patients 2Health News:Trial Drug Shows Preliminary Promise Against Ovarian Cancer 2Health News:Decline in Hormone Therapy Linked to Fewer Mammograms 2Health News:Large weight gains most likely for men after divorce, women after marriage 2Health News:Large weight gains most likely for men after divorce, women after marriage 3Health News:Trying to Be 'Supermom' Can Raise Risk for Depression 2Health News:Trying to Be 'Supermom' Can Raise Risk for Depression 3
(Date:7/29/2014)... , July 29, 2014   ... II study investigating the efficacy and safety of MSB0010718C in ... is a rare and aggressive skin cancer lacking effective treatments   ... seven cohort Phase I clinical trial for the treatment of ... EMD Serono, Inc., a subsidiary of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, ...
(Date:7/28/2014)... -- Pharmacyclics, Inc. (the "Company") (Nasdaq: PCYC ) ... audio webcast to discuss financial results for the second quarter ... 31, 2014 at 4:30 p.m. ET. Conference ... 31, 2014 Time: 4:30 PM ET Listen via Internet: ... A webcast replay will be available on the Pharmacyclics ...
(Date:7/28/2014)... FRANCISCO , July 28, 2014  Dignity ... it has received the Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke ... improvement measures outlined by the American Heart Association/American ... Stroke is the number four cause of death ... the United States , according ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:EMD Serono Initiates Phase II Study of Anti-PD-L1 Antibody MSB0010718C in Metastatic Merkel Cell Carcinoma 2EMD Serono Initiates Phase II Study of Anti-PD-L1 Antibody MSB0010718C in Metastatic Merkel Cell Carcinoma 3EMD Serono Initiates Phase II Study of Anti-PD-L1 Antibody MSB0010718C in Metastatic Merkel Cell Carcinoma 4EMD Serono Initiates Phase II Study of Anti-PD-L1 Antibody MSB0010718C in Metastatic Merkel Cell Carcinoma 5Pharmacyclics Announces Date of Conference call to discuss Financial Results for Second Quarter of 2014 2Dignity Health St. Mary's Medical Center Honored with Quality Achievement Award for Stroke Care 2Dignity Health St. Mary's Medical Center Honored with Quality Achievement Award for Stroke Care 3
This is adapted to microplate or card....
Bio-Rad's ScanGel® cards for blood typing provide standardized protocols for all the cards: same incubation time (if required), same centrifugation time and speed....
Bio-Rad's ScanGel® cards for ABO reverse grouping, antibody screening and crossmatching include - ScanGel Neutral, ScanGel Coombs, Anti-IgG, -C3d (AHG), ScanGel Coombs + Neutral, ScanGel Anti-Ig...
... cell accommodates up to 12 large slab ... in the PROTEAN IEF system, for high-throughput ... PROTEAN Plus Dodeca cell's cooling and recirculating ... consistent, high-resolution results. The handcasting system includes ...
Medicine Products: