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The Chicago Tribune reports that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is struggling with the notion of food safety when applied to food made from cloned animals.

Quite simply, it can't yet define what might be safe and what might be a hazard.

That's the problem of dealing with new technologies and uncharted waters. On the one hand, FDA has to write regulations for the cloning industry. On the other, there hasn’t been a ton of research done into the long-term impact of cloning technology, in part because it only has existed for a relatively short period of time.

The FDA has conceded this problem even after it concluded two months ago that meat and milk from cloned animals was safe to eat - a decision that was immediately criticized by a number of scientists.
KC's View:
We've always said that while we respect people's right not to eat food that has been created through bioengineering - which is one of the reasons we favor GMO labeling - it isn’t a problem that we personally share.

That said, this cloning stuff makes us a little uneasy. Not sure why. But it does.