NEW YORK, Jan. 27 (GenomeWeb News) - Orchid BioSciences, Pyxis Genomics, Maple Leaf Foods, and IBM said today that they are launching a large-scale DNA-based pork traceability program in Canada.

Orchid said it would be the exclusive provider of DNA-based assays for the program, which is a joint venture between Toronto-based pork producer Maple Leaf Foods and Pyxis Genomics of Chicago.

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