DNA Testing


SENATOR CHUCK SCHUMER CALLS FOR A CRACKDOWN ON COMPANIES THAT HANDLE HOME D-N-A TESTING KITS. HE SAYS THE POPULAR AT HOME TESTING KITS COULD EXPOSE USERS GENETIC INFORMATION. THESE KITS HELP PEOPLE LEARN MORE ABOUT THEIR HEALTH, HERITAGE OR FAMILY. SCHUMER SAYS HE WANTS THE FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION TO MAKE SURE PRIVACY POLICIES ARE CLEAR, TRANSPARENT AND FAIR TO CONSUMERS. ((BUT HERE’S WHAT MANY CONSUMERS DON’T REALIZE… THAT THERE’S SENSITIVE INFORMATION CAN END UP IN THE HAND OF UNKNOWN THIRD PARTY COMPANIES…THERE ARE NO PROHIBITIONS AND MANY COMPANIES SAY THAT THEY CAN STILL SELL YOUR INFORMATION TO OTHER COMPANIES.)) A NUMBER OF D-N-A TESTING COMPANIES SAY THEY HAVE STRICT RULES ABOUT SHARING ANY PERSONAL INFORMATION AND

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