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Video Would you eat meat from the offspring of clones?
Good sense or Frankenfood? The issue is coming up for debate again in Europe.

CLONING IS A divisive issue – particularly when the question of food production is raised. And, as one of the first pieces of legislation that the newly-elected European Parliament will address, the issue isn’t going away…

So, would you eat meat from the offspring of clones? Or is it ‘Franken-meat’ which should be avoided completely?

Uploaded by Ben Acheson

Ben Acheson is a Policy Adviser at the European Parliament in Brussels, and also presents the current affairs webseries ‘A Different Angle’. Follow him on Twitter @ben_acheson or YouTube.

Read: EU proposes ban on cloning farm animals and selling clone meat

Read: Scientists found a fossilised mosquito full of blood, so can we finally clone dinosaurs?

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