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Draft Guidance For Industry: Regulation Of Genetically Engineered Animals Containing Heritable Rdna Constructs

We commend FDA for requiring such animals to go through a mandatory safety assessment. However, we believe FDA’s decision not to require labeling of milk and meat from such animals denies consumers of their right to choose what they eat, and is contrary to existing law and legal precedents.