More Brave New Food: FDA Approves An “Innovative Animal Biotechnology Product”

This month the FDA approved the first “intentional genomic alteration” (IGA) in pigs. The “animal biotechnology product” is called a “GalSafe” pig. It is designed to eliminate a substance called “alpha-gal sugar” found on the surface of pigs’ cells that could cause people with Alpha-gal (AGS), syndrome to have allergic reactions to red meat. The More

Source: More Brave New Food: FDA Approves An “Innovative Animal Biotechnology Product” – CounterPunch.org

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