Genome tracking tech could make improve food safety and reduce food fraud

Each year foodborne illnesses caused by these microorganisms sicken 48 million Americans, hospitalize 128,000 and kill 3,000…. Food fraud is also increasing. In 2014 Oceana, an international conservation organization, published a two-year study of 1,215 seafood samples and 46 fish types from 674 retailers in 21 states. They found that a third of samples were mislabeled.

Tools to analyze DNA in food items may soon help eliminate these problems.

Read full, original article: Quick DNA Scans Could Ensure Food Is Safe to Eat

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