Category: Biological

Researchers at Chapman University’s Food Science Program gathered 48 meat samples from local supermarkets and online specialty meat distributors and tested the DNA contained in them. The results showed 10 of the 48 samples were mislabeled—and that nine of the 10 mislabeled samples contained additional species. Two of the 10 included horse meat, which is illegal to sell in the U.S. for consumption.

Source: Top Stories – Mislabeled U.S. Meat Found to Contain Different Animal Species, Including Horse – AllGov – News

Posted: September 10, 2015 in Biological