27 Jun '11, 2pm

Americans More Accepting of Cloned Animal Products than Europeans: This was more than a little surprising to me....

Americans More Accepting of Cloned Animal Products than Europeans: This was more than a little surprising to me....

This was more than a little surprising to me. Why would either side be ok with the idea of cloned foods . Is this a science fiction movie? Apparently, across the Atlantic views toward cloning animals for food differ. According to Food Navigator : “We were interested in finding out how different groups of consumers react to the possibility of consuming products that were derived from cloned animals …We were also interested in how those reactions differed between countries, particularly in the United States and Europe,” said lead researcher Sean Fox, who is a professor of agricultural economics at the University of Kansas." Researchers studied agriculture, English, and sociology students at the University of Kansas and compared their attitudes to agriculture students at University College Dublin in Ireland and Ecole Superieure d'Agriculture in Purpan, France. Americans were ...

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