FDA Approves Genetically Engineered Pigs For Food And Medical Uses

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The line of pigs are called GalSafe pigs and they were developed by biotechnology company Revivicor. According to the press release, the IGA is “intended to eliminate alpha-gal sugar on the surface of the pigs’ cells. People with Alpha-gal syndrome … may have mild to severe allergic reactions to alpha-gal sugar found in red meat….”

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