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FDA Weighs Safety of Cloned Animal Products

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FDA Weighs Safety of Cloned Animal Products

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FDA Weighs Safety of Cloned Animal Products

FDA Weighs Safety of Cloned Animal Products

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The FDA is preparing to release an assessment of whether cloned animals and their offspring are safe to eat. Currently there are no herds of genetically identical cattle. But if allowed, clones could quickly flood the genetic pool of milk and meat-producing animals. NPR's David Kestenbaum reports.

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