DNA Testing Introduced to Identify Wild American Shrimp

CHARLESTON, S.C. -- Wild American Shrimp Inc., in collaboration with Applied Food Technologies, has developed a DNA-based test that can be used to confirm that a product represented as domestic shrimp is indeed domestic shrimp.

CHARLESTON, S.C. -- Wild American Shrimp Inc., in collaboration with Applied Food Technologies, has developed a DNA-based test that can be used to confirm that a product represented as domestic shrimp is indeed domestic shrimp. DNA markers have been developed for testing brown, pink and white varieties of wild-caught American shrimp. Such testing for additional varieties is expected to be made available later this year, a source at Applied Food Technologies said. WASI made DN

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