|2003N-0573||Draft Animal Cloning Risk Assessment|
|FDA Comment Number :||EC753|
|Submitter :||Ms. Shannon Bakunowski||Date & Time:||01/04/2007 10:01:43|
|Organization :||Ms. Shannon Bakunowski|
|Category :||Individual Consumer|
| My mother wrote the comment below and I agree with her 100%! I hope you take our perspective into consideration. Thank you!
"I believe that the FDA's decision that cloned animals are "safe" to eat
very premature. More studies and simply more time needs to pass to see
these animals develop into old age, what happens to them during that
and when the cloned animal dies, a careful look at the body should be
and the body tissues tested extensively. At the very least, meat NEEDS
be labeled for consumers whether it is FROM a cloned animal or not, or
the animal was FED with feed that had discards from cloned animals.
now, I have a very strong impression that this decision is biased and
"MONEY" behind it from the industry. Please demonstrate to me and
that this is not true by reversing this decision for now, until more
is known and more time has passed to allow for more knowledge to occur.
the market gets to the point of selling cloned-animal meat, I am not
to purchase ANY meat and/or meat products for me and my family until
FDA and the industry proves to me that extensive safeguards will be
Please do not damage the public's faith in the FDA and do the right
Thank you --"