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Applied DNA Sciences to Tag Pelts to Improve Leather Supply Chain Transparency

When it’s deliver-or-die, supply chains become the lifeblood of a company. To that end, the fashion industry has embraced technology to navigate today’s hyper-complicated supply chain, with myriad solutions shaping the first, middle and last mile. Call it Sourcing 2.0.

The DNA-based supply chain technology provider signed an agreement with BLC to use SigNature T DNA to mark animal pelts for supply chain security.

Designated manufacturers will be able to DNA-tag the pelts they will turn into leather for finished products in an effort to curb unethically sourced animal pelts and prevent animal cruelty in the greater leather supply chain.

Read more at Sourcing Journal.


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