INSIDER News Desk: Industry Questions Barcoding Study

October 25, 2013

A newly released study claimed many herbal products contain contaminants or substitutions, but industry organizations said the studyand the testing method itselfhave serious flaws.

This INSIDER News Desk details the BMC Medicine study in which University of Guelph researchers blindly tested 44 products from 12 companies using DNA barcoding analysis (BMC Medicine 2013, 11:222).

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