Beijing: People in China may soon find genetically modified (GM) dairy products, which are similar to human milk, being available in the Chinese markets, a biotechnology expert has predicted.These are hoped to be available in the market within the next two years.Chinese scientists have created a herd of over 200 cows, who can produce milk that contains the characteristics of human milk. The technology is at the cutting edge worldwide and will ensure "healthy protein contained in human milk is affordable for ordinary consumers", China Daily quoted Li Ning, a scientist at the Chinese Academy of Engineering as saying. Li, who is also director of the State Key Laboratories for Agro Biotechnology at China Agricultural University, says progress in the field is underway. "The milk tastes stronger than normal milk," says Li and adds: "Within 10 years, people will be able to pick up these human-milk-like products at the supermarket."
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