GAO's Stealth Report Attacks 'Deceptive' DTC Genetics | GenomeWeb

By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The Government Accountability Office said today that direct-to-consumer genetics companies may be "misleading" consumers about what their services do and engaging in deceptive marketing practices.

Following an investigation it conducted of some of the players in the industry, the GAO said that the tests offered by these types of firms currently "are of little or no use."

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