Food Safety Org Wants To Meet With Califf Over Genome Editing Concerns

By Kelly Lienhard / May 10, 2022 at 2:19 PM
The Center for Food Safety is requesting a meeting with FDA head Robert Califf to discuss the group’s concerns over the agency’s regulation of genetically altered animals and especially its recent decision to declare that products from two beef cattle that underwent an intentional genomic alteration are low-risk and can be marketed without agency approval. Jaydee Hanson, policy director at the Center for Food Safety, believes the approval was borderline irresponsible as it relied on an expedited review process typically...

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