DNA study shows endangered sharks found in cat and dog food, Trending News

A DNA study has revealed that endangered sharks have been found in cat and dog food. Several brands consisted of endangered species. However, they listed only vague ingredients such as “ocean fish.”

The study used DNA barcoding. As a part of the analysis, the scientists tested 45 pet food products

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DNA barcoding revealed products mostly contain cultivated fungi, and a few poisonous mushrooms — ScienceDaily

Harvesting wild mushrooms requires an expert eye to distinguish between the delicious and the inedible. Misidentification can have a range of consequences, from a disgusting taste and mild illness to organ failure and even death. Culinary wild mushrooms staples, such as truffles or porcini, require symbiotic relationships with specific plants   Read more