NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) — The recent debut of consumer genomics services from Decode Genetics and 23andMe have raised questions about whether the US Food and Drug Administration will get involved in regulating the services, and if so, to what extent.
 
An FDA official said this week that while the agency is following these new services with interest, it cannot comment further at this time.
 

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