Hamouda Ahlam F1 , Eltanani Gehan SA2 and Radwan Mervat I3 *
1Department of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology, Benha University, Egypt 2 Department of Food Hygiene and Control, Benha University, Egypt 3 Department of Veterinary Medicine, Benha University, EgyptFulltext PDF
Abstract Environmental forensic, food quality and safety regulatory agencies are interested in meat products adulteration due to they are very rich source of proteins, containing all the essential amino acids and other nutrients for human. The detection of meat products adulteration is necessary for legal, economic, religious, and public health reasons. Lately, there are increasing concerns regarding for adulteration of meat products with that of other species as pork, dog, and donkey species. So, the aim of this study is using Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) assay in detection of adulteration of (Burger, Kofta, Lunshon and Native sausage samples) by pork, equine and dog meat species, samples survey was collected from Kalubia governorate markets. We found that some raw kofta and some Native sausage samples were adulterated by dog meat by 33.3% and 66.7% respectively. While other samples were free from adulteration.
Keywords: Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) assay; Meat products adulteration by pork; Equine and dog meat
Hamouda Ahlam F, Eltanani Gehan SA, Radwan Mervat I. Detection of Meat Products Adulteration by Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) Assay in Kalubia Governorate, Egypt. Ann Clin Med Res. 2020; 1(3): 1015..