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International News Archive - March 02, 2013

DNA Barcoding Would Help Solve Game Meat Mislabeling In South Africa

A new study has pointed out some serious flaws in meat labeling in some South African grocery stores. Researchers working with game meat in South Africa suggested in the journal Investigative Genetics that DNA barcodes should be used to help identify even closely related species.

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bawbee
  • A coin originally worth six pennies Scots, and later three; held equivalent to an English halfpenny.
  • (in plural) Money; cash.
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