Meat traceability using DNA markers: application to the beef industry.

@article{Arana2002MeatTU,
  title={Meat traceability using DNA markers: application to the beef industry.},
  author={Ana Urruticoechea Arana and Beatriz Soret and I{\~n}igo Lasa and L Alfonso},
  journal={Meat science},
  year={2002},
  volume={61 4},
  pages={367-73}
}
Consumer concerns about beef demands instruments to assure its traceability. A methodology using DNA markers is proposed for beef identification focussing on a Spanish beef certification, Ternera de Navarra (Beef of Navarra). To validate this methodology the number of markers used and the implications of population structure in individual identification were evaluated. In order to get practical implementation, the sampling levels required, depending on the number of markers and amount of… CONTINUE READING