The Food and Drug Administration set a May third deadline for comment on consuming meat and milk from cloned animals. But the State Agriculture Department's Donna Gilson says there are still too many hypothetical questions.

Gilson says milk and meat from cloned animals may very well be safe but it's still not known what reaction markets will have.

One dairy farming family in western Wisconsin says there's nothing different about the milk they drink from a cloned Holstein. But a local co-op stopped buying all of their milk because the clone was on the farm.

It's also an expensive process. The farmer paid more than 30-thousand dollars to a DeForest cloning company that's now out of business.

The FDA believes meat and milk would be safe to consume but it may all come down to a simple economic principal. Supply and more importantly, demand.

AUDIO: Jim Dick reports ( 1:05 MP3 )

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