Research and analysis

Detecting cloned animals and their offspring in the food chain

An overview of the process of animal cloning and a review of current scientific knowledge for detecting food from cloned animals.

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Detecting cloned animals and their offspring in the food chain

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This technical report reviews studies of genetic anomalies and biomarkers in cloned animals to assess the validity of their use in determining whether food products are from cloned animals or their offspring.

Published 26 June 2012