NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A trio of UK firms will co-develop a microarray-based test for food contamination and adulteration.

Arrayjet, Safeguard Biosystems, and Reading Scientific Services said in a statement today that the envisioned assay will be able to identify and quantify the amount of cow, pig, chicken, horse, goat, sheep, turkey, donkey, dog, cat, rat, and mouse DNA in foods.

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