DENMARK: Microchip to speed up bacteria detection in meat products
Danish R&D company Xenogenix has approached the Danish Meat Research Institute (DMRI) to test its new microchip product, designed to detect harmful bacteria in meat. Scientists at the company applied knowledge gained through detecting genetically altered material in food products and programmed special microchips with the genetic code of several strains of bacteria. When meat juice comes into contact with the chip, it will therefore recognise any bacteria by its genetic code.
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