Google backed Genetic Test Maker 23andMe told to Halt Sales by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
As most readers know, 23andMe offered genetic testing for free to further research for MPN patients. A noble gesture indeed. I readily participated and found the highly detailed report very thought provoking, but perhaps “missing the mark” in some areas. I was NOT identified as being at risk for “Myeloproliferative Neoplasm“….really? Made me wonder how accurate the tests truly are, as I am 100% confirmed MPN “prime rib.” Just giving my quick personal input……now, on with the story –
Here is the news story – FDA halts sales of 23andMe DNA test kits
Summarized Response from 23andMe Facebook Wall
– Interpretation by Publisher:
23andMe received the warning letter from the FDA and realize they have not met the FDA’s requirements as far as timeline and communication regarding their submission. Their relationship with the FDA is very important and they are committed to addressing the concerns directly.
November 26 Update from 23andMe – click here for story