Development of PCR primers for the detection of porcine DNA in feed using mtATP6 as the target sequence.

@article{Yoshida2009DevelopmentOP,
  title={Development of PCR primers for the detection of porcine DNA in feed using mtATP6 as the target sequence.},
  author={Tomotaro Yoshida and Tetsuya Nomura and Naoki Shinoda and Toyoko Kusama and Koh-ichi Kadowaki and Katsuaki Sugiura},
  journal={Shokuhin eiseigaku zasshi. Journal of the Food Hygienic Society of Japan},
  year={2009},
  volume={50 2},
  pages={89-92}
}
In Japan, PCR identification of species-specific, animal group-specific and plant DNA is employed as part of the audit program to ensure compliance with the feed ban in place for the control of bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE). Since October 2001, animal proteins other than dairy proteins, egg proteins and gelatin have been prohibited to be used in feed for ruminants. Meat-and-bone meal (MBM) derived from poultry, pig and/or fish is allowed to be used in feed for poultry, pigs and fish… CONTINUE READING