12 Oct 22
Public dialogue on genome editing and farmed animals
Our public dialogue has given fresh insight into people’s views on precision breeding and its implications for farmed animals and for our food systems and security.
The first meeting of the Council’s new Working Group on genome editing, chaired by Dr Andy Greenfield, took place on Monday 7 September.At this meeting, members formally accepted the terms of reference for the project, which are:
The Group also discussed plans for evidence gathering which will include a review of the literature around the ethics of genome editing, an open call for evidence (which will be announced soon) and fact finding meetings to gain insights from genome sciences, biosecurity, social justice, disability studies and faith perspectives among others.To register your interest in being involved with this project please email email@example.com, or subscribe to our newsletter to be kept informed about this work as it progresses.Find out more about our work on genome editing