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Your Assurance: Handy Announces DNA Testing of Its Seafood

 

SALISBURY, Md., March 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Handy is pleased to announce its new formal DNA testing program for crab meat, soft crabs, oysters and artisanal fish. 

"Although we have many internal procedures in place to avoid any species substitutions, we wanted to take this additional step to provide further assurance," stated Terry Conway, President. "With our overall company focus on transparency, we felt it important to add this program and to include all of our seafood."

To ensure validation procedures, Handy selected a qualified lab that has seafood experience and a validated reference database recognized by the FDA for continual testing.

Look for Handy's DNA testing symbol to appear on its packaging soon: http://www.ereleases.com/pic/Handy-DNA-Tested.jpg

Contact: 

Carol Haltaman
Handy International Incorporated
410-912-2000
chaltaman@handyinternational.com

Handy International is a family-owned company with over 100 years of quality seafood processing. Products include soft crabs, crab meat, crab cakes, crab specialty items, oysters and artisanal fish. Visit www.handycrab.com for more information. 

This press release was issued through eReleases(R).  For more information, visit eReleases Press Release Distribution at http://www.ereleases.com.

SOURCE Handy International Incorporated

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