Re: BIOMED: Down on the Pharm

From: Everitt Mickey (
Date: Mon Jun 12 2000 - 17:59:33 MDT

GBurch forwards an article which is part says....

"Margaret Mellon, director of the agriculture and biotechnology program for
the Union of Concerned Scientists in Washington, D.C., says: "There are a
lot of novel problems that come with treating animals as a drug production

One issue is how to assure that no viruses or other infectious agents -
including the prions that cause mad cow disease - creep into the finished
products, Mellon says. The FDA has no regulations governing either
transgenic animal health or the process of purifying drugs from milk, she

The point that seriously annonys me is the last sentance..."the FDA has


If Big Brother doesn't bless it and regulate it then us stupid "individuals"
can't being tooignorant and unlettered to be allowed such novel

Once again...Bah...

San Antonio Tx.....remember the Alamo

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