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At first glance it may not seem like such a big deal to sell flounder and call it cod. But such "seafood fraud" is being taken very seriously by the US Food and Drug Administration, which is now using genetic testing and a database of "DNA bar codes" to combat these fishy crimes, reports Scientific American's Clare Leschin-Hoar.

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