Tuesday, March 25, 2008
What Should We Know about Cloned Food?
The FDA recently declared cloned goats, pigs and cows safe for consumption, but 60% of Americans want labels for food with cloned ingredients. At $20,000 a calf, cloned cattle won’t be mainstream for years, but costs will fall as farmers are drawn to benefits like disease-resistant herds and high-quality meat. Should we be worried? How do you clone a cow? Would you eat Dolly or one of her cloned brethren? Join us Tuesday when we discuss the future of cloned foods.