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Meat speciation analysis

At LGC, we offer a low cost multi speciation service for raw and processed meats and meat products.

We utilise our patented PCR-based KASP™ genotyping technology with high throughput laboratory automation. This enables us to offer testing to the market at a lower cost than generally seen within the industry for DNA analysis.
 
The service offers the following key benefits:
 
  • A lower cost multi speciation service for raw and processed meats and meat products (not canned products)
  • Real Time PCR system utilising LGC’s KASP* genotyping technology with high throughput automation.
  • Detects the following species – Beef, pork, horse, lamb, turkey, chicken and goat. We can also test for more exotic species such as turtle, fox and donkey.
  • Provides customers with a presence / absence of each species to a specified detection level.
  • For any samples with a presence, an indicative level of semi-quantification can be provided within a banding scale.