CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 20, 1998 |
The Food and Drug Administration has decided it has the authority to regulate human cloning, and agency officials warned Monday that it would be a violation of federal law to try the procedure without its approval. "Through the Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act, we do have the authority to regulate human cloning, and we are prepared to assert that authority," acting FDA Commissioner Michael A. Friedman said. The announcement by a Chicago-area physicist, G.