New cloning technique hopes to change the meat industry
Since the success with Dolly in 1996, scientists have been cloning livestock for decades in spite of opposition from animal welfare groups.
Just ten years ago in January 2008, the FDA's landmark decision to approve the use of cloned animals and their offspring for consumption stirred up more controversy. Due to a lack of substantial studies at the time, in September 2008, 20 leading US food producers announced their decision not to use cloned animals in their products.
With the recent public acceptance of lab grown bacon as kosher, some consumers seem to be coming to terms with alternative food reproduction.
Would you eat cloned food? The experiments these small town researchers are doing to bring food from the lab to the dinner table.