Peter Coassin, President of ThermaGenix, commented: “The simplicity and accuracy of FASTFISH-ID is absolutely timely. Food providers and consumers are concerned about the authenticity of their food supply. FASTFISH-ID will eliminate fraud and insure that consumers are receiving what they expected.”
NATICK, Mass. (PRWEB) November 06, 2018
ThermaGenix, Inc. introduces FASTFISH-ID, a low-cost portable DNA Test for Authentication of Commercial Fish Species. This PCR-based single-tube test provides rapid authentication of any species of Commercial Fish in one easy-to-use process on a portable device in about two hours. FASTFISH-ID is fully compatible with the FDA-approved DNA-Barcoding Method for the Species Identification and eliminates the need to send samples out for time-consuming and expensive species DNA testing.
FASTFISH-ID can be implemented immediately with very little training. The test generates unique signatures associated with individual species that are automatically scored using a cloud-based algorithm, all on a portable device for rapid on-site testing. FASTFISH-ID test enables 100% accurate species verification anywhere along the supply chain by tracking the actual fish-not the fish packaging. By safeguarding the species integrity of fish products, FASTFISH-ID protects brands and consumers from the vulnerabilities of species mislabeling and enhances consumer trust and safety.
FASTFISH-ID combines ThermaGenix’s unique High-Precision PCR reagent technologies-ThermaStop with a novel assay approach to achieve very high precision and sensitive species DNA authentication.
ThermaGenix (http://www.thermagenix.com) is a leading innovator and provider of PCR reagents and PCR Assays for use in the most widely adopted research processes involving DNA amplification strategies. ThermaGenix has a veteran team of Scientists with over 20 years of experience working with PCR and DNA amplification strategies. ThermaGenix will continue to bring compelling reagents which significantly improve PCR performance and Fidelity to the most discerning researchers.