|Briefing Date:||Animal Biotechnology: Identifying Science-Based Concerns|
THE NATIONAL ACADMIES
National Research Council
Division on Earth and Life Studies
Board on Agriculture and Natural Resources
Board on Life Sciences
Committee on Agricultural Biotechnology, Health, and the Environment
Tuesday, August 20, 2002 -- 10:00 a.m.
1306 Longworth House Office Bldg.
Animal Biotechnology: Identifying Science-Based Concerns
Kim J. Waddell, Senior Program Officer, Board on Agriculture and Natural Resources, Division on Earth and Life Studies and Study Director, Committee on Defining Science-Based Concerns Associated with Products of Animal Biotechnology, Division on Earth and Life Studies, The National Academies
A new report, prepared by an ad hoc subcommittee of the National Research Council's Committee on Agricultural Biotechnology, identifies potential environmental and health risks associated with the genetic engineering -- including cloning -- of livestock and fish.
This briefing was for members of Congress and congressional staff only. The report was publicly released on August 20, 2002 and can be accessed, in its entirety, via the Web site of the National Academies Press.