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Cloned Animal Ingredients

Volume 450: debated on Monday 23 October 2006

To ask the Secretary of State for Health what her policy is on the (a) labelling and (b) sale of food products including ingredients derived from cloned animals. (96144)

The sale of foods and food ingredients derived from cloned animals falls within the scope of the Novel Foods Regulation (EC) 258/97. The authorisation and labelling of novel foods is decided on a case-by-case basis and no applications have been received to date for products derived from cloned animals.