Dairy Crest suppliers have been forced to sign a 'no clone' declaration.

Dairy Crest have ordered their suppliers to sign an official declaration to confirm that they are not supplying mile from cloned cows or their offspring.

The forms were received from Dairy Crest on Friday 5th August which reminded them that they would in breach of their contracts if they supplied mild from a clone-drived cow.  It called on suppliers, who provide about 2.4 bn litres of milk to the processor each year, to sign a declaration to pledge they had not and would not supply milk from cloned cows or their offspring.  The move came after an unnamed British farmer fold an American newspaper he was selling milk from the offspring of a cloned cow.

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