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Identigen
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Identigen is a specialist in DNA testing
Identigen is a leading provider of DNA based solutions to the food industry.

It is one of the companies which Panorama used to test the 17 samples of chicken fillets for the programme.

Based in Dublin, the company's area of expertise is in genetic identification, giving retailers, meat processors, producers and local governments the ability to trace meat back to source.

Its core business is in helping food firms to ensure that foods are either GM free or comply with food labelling legislation.

TraceBack

The company was founded in 1996 in the wake of BSE crisis by a team of specialist scientists.

Since then Identigen has worked together on a wide range of projects in animal genetics, food science and agriculture.

It is responsible for developing the TraceBack system, the worlds first DNA based traceability system.

This system is now operating in a number of countries across Europe.

Identigen then began to develop its GMO testing capability, responding to the market demand for a reliable GMO testing service.

Their service is one of the few which has been formally recognised by the European Union.

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