EURACTIV PR

An easy way of publishing your relevant EU press releases.

MEPs call for ban on animal cloning for food

Date

08 Sep 2008

Sections

Health & Consumers
Agriculture & Food

The European Parliament called for a ban in the EU on the cloning of animals for food supply. MEPs also urged an embargo on imports of cloned animals, their offspring and products derived from these sources. In a resolution adopted by 622 MEPs in favour, 32 against and 25 abstentions, the House calls on the Commission "to submit proposals prohibiting for food supply purposes:

    * the cloning of animals,
    * the farming of cloned animals or their offspring,
    * the placing on the market of meat or dairy products derived from cloned animals or their offspring, and
    * the importing of cloned animals, their offspring, semen and embryos from cloned animals or their offspring, and meat or dairy products derived from cloned animals or their offspring."

Jobs

Specialised Nutrition Europe
Communications & Public Affairs Trainee
HYDROGEN EUROPE
Membership intern
Friends of the Earth Europe
Finance Manager
The European Network Against Racism
Budget & Finance Officer
International Dairy Federation
Content Creator
EERA - The European Energy Research Alliance
Communications & Policy Internship
Peace Brigades International
Finance Compliance Consultant