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Food & Cloning #847832

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Dec 28, 2006
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(Studio: Charles Gibson) Findings of a Pew Initiative on Agriculture & Biotechnology poll on how Americans are uncomfortable with cloned food cited.

(Washington: Lisa Stark) The controversial first step towards making cloned food available to the public following an FDA study examined; details given about the cloning process & concerns about the food safety risks. [FDA's Stephen SUNDLOF†- says the food is indistinguishable from conventionally produced food.] [ViaGen president Mark WALTON†- says the cloned animals are breeding animals.] [Center for Food Safety Joseph MENDELSON†- says there is no need to rush to market.] [At Atlanta butcher shop, customer Joy COOLEY†, Bobby McGUIRE†- offer views on cloned beef.] [International Dairy Foods Assn. Susan RULAND†, shopper Dolphus BLACKMON†- react.]

Gibson, Charles;
Stark, Lisa

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