Next Workshop in La Jolla: DNA Barcoding!

Bio Tech Aug(2)

Do you know what the seafood on your plate is?  Unfortunately there is a lot of fraud in sea food and it may not be what you think it is.  This can mean you spend too much for a less expensive species or you may be eating more environmental contaminants than you expect.  Your choices are important for supporting sustainable fishing, but if you don’t know what you are eating, you also won’t know how or where it was caught.  Become your own food detective by learning how to use this genetic technique to identify the species you are served.  Make sure to bring a small sample of seafood with you to test!  Sign up through the La Jolla Library!

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