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FDA Warns Company to Stop Selling Genetic Testing Kits

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The Food and Drug Administration is ordering 23andMe to stop selling its saliva collection kits for its personal genome service.

23andMe is a health and ancestry DNA startup, founded by Anne Wojcicki in 2006. For $99, you receive a spit kit, provide 23andMe with a saliva sample, and send in your results.

Within a few weeks, you receive a bunch of information about what your DNA says about you.