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23andMe will stop offering test results

Thursday, December 05, 2013
23AndMe testing kit

The personal genetic testing company called 23andMe announced Thursday night new customers will not have access to its health-related genetic tests.

The change follows a warning letter to 23andMe from the Food and Drug Administration. The FDA wants considers the kits medical devices and has ordered a regulatory review.

23andMe, backed by Google Ventures and Facebook billionaire Yuri Milner, says it will still offer ancestry information to new customers as well as raw genetic data without interpretation.

 

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