FDA Says Clones Are Safe To Eat
Voluntary Ban On Food Sale Still in Effect
By Rick Weiss
Washington Post Staff Writer
Taking a long-awaited stand in an emotionally fraught food fight, the Food and Drug Administration yesterday released a 678-page analysis concluding that milk and meat from cloned animals pose no unique risks to consumers.
The decision, subject to change after a period of public comment, stops short of approving the sale of food from clones and leaves in place for now a long-standing government request that farmers keep their clones off the market.