Food Chem Toxicol 2021 Jun 8:112329. Epub 2021 Jun 8.
Flanders Research Institute for Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, ILVO, Aquatic Environment and Quality, Ankerstraat 1, B-8400, Oostende, Belgium; Department of Biology, Ghent University, Krijgslaan 281, Building S8, B-9000 Ghent, Belgium. Electronic address:
Fishery products are often subject to substitution fraud, which is hard to trace due to a lack of morphologic traits when processed, gutted, or decapitated. Traditional molecular methods (DNA barcoding) fail to identify products containing multiple species and cannot estimate original weight percentages. As a proof of concept, an Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) specific ddPCR assay was designed to authenticate mixed food products. Read More