Not Always Just Beef in That Burger | GenomeWeb

Hamburgers don't always contain only beef, but sometimes even bear or elk, Chris Weland, forensic analyst at the University of Guelph’s Canadian Centre for DNA Barcoding, has found. In addition, salami sometimes contains lion meat, wild boar, or black bear, adds the Western Producer, a publication aimed at farmers and ranchers in western Canada.

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