23andMe will stop offering test results

December 5, 2013 12:00:00 AM PST
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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