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www.theatlantic.com Should Human Feces Be Regulated Like a Drug?

For the past several years, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has been trying to figure out how to regulate human feces. Fecal transplants are an almost miraculously effective cure for a gut infection called C. diff . The microbes in the stool of a healthy donor repopulate the gut microbiome of a sick patient. But some of those microbes could be dangerous. This month, hypothetical concerns became…