debate going on about whether or not cloned-meat can be called organic. Rick Weiss has more:That’d certainly make a great title for a science-fiction book, but it might be a reality sooner than you think. According to The Washington Post there’s quite a
In the opinion of some in the biotechnology arena, the federal definition of organic food would allow them to label food from clones as organic, as long as those clones were raised organically.Very creepy if you ask me.
"My interpretation is that it's not excluded at this time," said Barbara Glenn, chief of animal biotechnology at the Washington-based Biotechnology Industry Organization.
But the mere thought that a clone might earn the coveted organic label makes even the most mild-mannered foodies rabid.
"Over my dead body," said Margaret Mellon, director of the food and environment program at the Union of Concerned Scientists, an advocacy organization in Washington.