Scientists have been working on creating genetically modified cows that can produce healthier milk.
For years efforts have been underway to make animal produce healthier by genetically modifying the animals. Not only has this recent accomplishment succeeded in doing so but a second project has produced milk that can be consumed by people suffering from lactose intolerance.
"Ordinary milk contains lactose, while milk produced by our modified cow will have relatively low content of lactose, or even have no lactose," said Dr Zhou Huanmin. The science team hope that within 5 to 10 years time there will be herds of these no-lactose cows through which a whole new branch of dairy products can be sold.
"In two separate breakthroughs, researchers have revealed that they have successfully created a calf whose milk could be drunk by people suffering from lactose intolerance and a second animal whose milk contains high levels of "healthy" fat found in fish."
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