EU: European Parliament wants ban on cloning for business

By Alan Osborn

The European Parliament is pushing for an outright ban on the commercialisation of the cloning of animals, heading off potentially lucrative research revenue for universities.
It has voted overwhelmingly for a legislative amendment within European Union (EU) legislation to ban cloning animals for economic reasons, preventing their use for manufacturing meat, dairy foods, fibres and skins for clothing and textiles, medicine and other industries.


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