• Kyodo News


Beef and pork made from somatic cell-cloned cows, pigs and their offspring are as safe as those produced from conventionally bred animals, the Food Safety Commission said in a report Thursday.

The Food Safety Commission, a seven-member body controlled by the Cabinet Office that undertakes risk assessment and is independent of the farm and health ministries, will submit the report to the Health, Labor and Welfare Ministry, officials said.

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