DNA testing exposes fish fraud, but use on herbal supplements raises questions, criticism

February 8, 2015 4:49 PM

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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — DNA barcoding has exposed some infamous cases of food fraud, like cheap catfish sold as pricey grouper and expensive "sheep's milk" cheese that was really made from cow's milk.

But can it tell if a pill touted as an energy-booster contains ginseng or is just a mix of rice powder and pine?

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