Genetically engineered animals are producing a range of therapies for human use, and The New York Times catches up on the action at companies like GTC Biotherapeutics in Massachusetts, Pharmathene and Pharming. Developing drugs in this field has been a slow and laborious task, and the FDA is now developing new guidelines to help govern how animals are used to produce therapies. Questions are also being asked about the ultimate fate of these animals. Should they be sold for food?
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