The FDA says meat from cloned animals is safe and has produced a bunch of web documents to reassure you that you can eat these things. Will the meat be labeled as cloned? Of course not. The FDA guidelines will be up for comment for the next 60 days so if you have an opinion on this development, now is your chance. I particularly recommend the Q’s and A’s on the FDA site. Here’s one example: “Q: Will food from GE animals be in the food supply? A: FDA has so far not approved or authorized any GE animals for use in food. However, we are reviewing applications…We can not predict when we will complete those reviews, but we will not approve any GE animal for food use unless we find that the food from those GE animals is safe.”
Next public appearance
This is the rescheduling of the lecture I was supposed to give on October 10. The taxi driver went through red light at entrance to the Pulaski, was pulled over and found to be driving without a license. We never made it. The lecture is on food politics. It starts at 6:00. Free and open to the public. The Newark Museum is at 49 Washington Street. This time, I’ll take the PATH.