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Identifying Deer DNA in Highly Processed Food

Fibro Daily March 13, 2013

The European horse meat scandal has caused a global concern about food fraud and health standards. This means an evaluation of existing standards as well as calls for the implementation of new standards for the food industry on a massive level.

Identification of species specific DNA sequences constitutes one such new standard to reveal what’s hidden in our food. Deer meat serves as a healthy alternative to beef and pork, but, “… in view of recent scams, it has become vital to provide tenable methods of effective deer meat verification.”

Robust, Solid And Viable Molecular Tools To Identify Deer DNA Even In Highly Processed Products



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