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    Meat from second clone offspring in food chain

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    Meat from a second offspring of a cloned cow has entered the food chain, the Food Standards Agency has confirmed.


    The FSA said it had traced all of the calves born in the UK from eight embryos from a cloned cow in the US.


    It confirmed meat from a second bull, Parable, had entered the food chain.


    The news about Parable, which was born in May 2007 and slaughtered on May 5, 2010, follows confirmation yesterday that meat from another of the bulls, Dundee Paratrooper, entered the food chain in 2009.


    The FSA said meat from both animals will have been eaten, but stressed there was no evidence of a safety risk.