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Thursday, September 18, 2008

Regulating Genetically Engineered Animals

Genetic engineering is a growing industry that affects everything from food production to medicine and fuel.

FDA Issues Draft Guidance on Regulating Genetically Engineered Animals

Public comment invited on application of new animal drug provisions of the Federal Food Drug and Cosmetic Act

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration, part of the Department of Health and Human Services, today released for public comment draft guidance on the regulation of genetically engineered (GE) animals. The guidance document is intended to clarify the FDA's regulatory authority in this field, as well as the requirements and recommendations for producers of GE animals and products derived from GE animals.

The comment period for the...(complete news release

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