Sourcing Journal | Australian Cotton Set for Greater Transparency Thanks to DNA Tagging

Louis Dreyfus Company has installed Applied DNA Sciences’ SigNature T cotton traceability system at its gin plant in Moree, Australia, to tag, test and track pure HomeGrown Australian cotton. SigNature T is part of Applied DNA’s core SigNature DNA technology for uncopyable, security and authentication solutions for textiles and apparel.

Chemicals Knowledge Hub | Traceability in the leather supply chain

By Tony Benson, Managing Director, Applied DNA Sciences Europe - 21/05/2018 Applied DNA Sciences recently announced the completion of its consortium research project with UK-based BLC Leather Technology Centre, which demonstrated the application and recovery of SigNature DNA tags throughout the leather supply chain, from animals on the farm to the leather-finishing process at the [...]

Geek.com | Can a Spritz of DNA Solve Colorado’s Weed Problem?

Use and possession of cannabis is illegal under U.S. federal law. But policies regarding medicinal and recreational use vary greatly at the state level. Colorado famously legalized marijuana in 2014, authorizing licensed growers to cultivate and sell pot locally.  The state’s $1.5 billion industry, however, has been threatened by criminal activity, like moving product over [...]

Packaging Strategies | Coding & Marking Equipment Hits Home Run

SigNature molecular ink contains secure tags for certification of origin, authenticity and chain of custody. Videojet Industries recently launched a new way to offer peace of mind for product security and authenticity—a traceable molecular ink called SigNature. We asked Sherry Washburn, Videojet Business Unit Manager – Supplies, [...]

Popular Mechanics | How the Feds Will Use DNA To Track Legal Weed

Pot may be legal in Colorado, but that doesn’t mean the state has no illegal pot. Legal growers have illegally sold cannabis across state lines, and illegal growers can forge a paper trail to enter the legal market. It’s a problem for law enforcement, which needs to combat this gray market to keep the state’s [...]

fibre2fashion | LDC installs Applied DNA’s cotton traceability system

Louis Dreyfus Company (LDC) has installed Applied DNA Sciences’ SignatureT cotton traceability system at its Moree gin in Australia to tag, test, and track pure HomeGrown Australian cotton. LDC is a leading merchant and processor of agricultural goods headquartered in Australia. Applied DNA is a supplier of molecular technologies for supply chain security. The system will enable [...]

just-style | HomeGrown Australian cotton tagged for traceability

By Leonie Barrie Louis Dreyfus Company, one of the world's largest agricultural commodity merchants, has installed a cotton traceability system at its Moree gin in Australia to tag, test and track pure HomeGrown Australian cotton. The cotton will be molecularly tagged, tested and tracked from source to shelf using Applied DNA Sciences' SigNature T cotton [...]

Home Textiles Today | Building Better Textiles

  GHCL’s new Rekoop bedding is made with CertainT-verified recycled PET fiber. GHCL is stepping up its sustainability profile with the launch of Rekoop bedding, made with CertainT-verified, molecular-tagged, recycled polyethylene terephthalate (PET). The Rekoop brand consists of bed sheets, pillowcases and pillow shams. GHCL developed the collection in collaboration with Applied DNA Sciences, the [...]

The Textile Magazine | GHCL stepping up innovation in home textiles with launch of REKOOP

GHCL Ltd., India’s leading high quality textile manufacturer, has partnered with Applied DNA Sciences, Inc., USA  (ADNAS) and Reliance Industries Ltd. (RIL) to launch traceable, recycled PET (“rPET”) bedding products under the brand “REKOOP” in the US market. REKOOP was launched recently at the New York Home Fashions Week. GHCL has received an overwhelming response [...]

Sourcing Journal | Applied DNA Gets One Step Closer to a Traceable Leather Supply Chain

Before long, brands and retailers sourcing leather for their products may be better able to trace that raw material through their supply chains. Applied DNA Sciences Inc., a provider of molecular technologies that enable supply chain security, has successfully completed its year-long consortium research project with BLC Leather Technology Center Ltd. (BLC), to tag leather… [...]