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FDA Orders Google-Backed Co. To Stop Selling DNA Tests

  • Reuters, Monday, November 25, 2013 11:52 AM

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration sent a warning letter to 23andMe, founded in 2006 by Sergey Brin's wife Anne Wojcicki, to stop the sale of its genetic tests because it has not received regulatory clearance. The company's name stands for the 23 pairs of chromosomes that comprise a person's genome. The company claims the tests detect genetic mutation information, providing information about a person's health risks.

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