U.S. consumers attitudes toward farm animal cloning.


In January 2008, the United States Food and Drug Administration concluded "meat and milk from cattle, swine, and goat clones or their offspring are as safe to eat as food we eat from those species now" (U.S. FDA, 2010). However, cloning remains a very controversial topic. A web-based survey administered by Knowledge Networks was used to determine U.S. consumers' awareness of and attitudes toward meat and milk from cloned cattle. Findings reveal consumers do not differentiate much between products from cloned animals and products from non-cloned animals. Overall consumers are concerned that animal cloning is an unnatural process and that it will lead to human cloning.

DOI: 10.1016/j.appet.2011.06.014

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@article{Brooks2011USCA, title={U.S. consumers attitudes toward farm animal cloning.}, author={Kathleen R Brooks and Jayson L. Lusk}, journal={Appetite}, year={2011}, volume={57 2}, pages={483-92} }