Alberta Focus: Genomics and the Future of Food Safety

October 7, 2012 at 3:46 pm Leave a comment

Genomics and the Future of Food Safety

The beef recall is expanding, and so is consumer and industry concern. When you read about genomics, food safety probably isn’t the first word that pops into your head. However, researchers across North America are working on DNA traceability and food safety projects.

Dr. Graham Plastow, CEO of Livestock Gentec at the University of Alberta, is part of a team looking at using DNA to improve ground meat product traceability.

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