Saturday, January 12, 2008

Who the F*&! wants passover brisket from a freak cow?

Europe set for debate rerun on ‘Frankenfoods’

By Andrew Bounds in Brussels, Jeremy Grant in Washington and Clive Cookson in London

Published: January 11 2008 14:09 | Last updated: January 11 2008 19:11

Europe is set for a rerun of the heated debate over genetically modified “Frankenfoods”, after regulators declared on Friday that meat and milk from cloned pigs and cows and their offspring were safe to eat.

The finding comes as GM foods are about to reignite trade friction between the US and European Union, with a deadline set to expire on Friday night by which the EU must comply with a World Trade Organisation ruling to allow imports of GM seeds.

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