Quantum Biosciences Inc. (QBI) administers a construct-specific test that can detect the presence of genetically-modified materials in flax seed. CDC Triffid is the genetically-modified flax variety that was developed at the University of Saskatchewan in the 1990s.
QBI provides CDC Triffid tests for certified seed, in addition to tests for CDC Triffid in other flax seed.
Please download, complete and include the appropriate form with your sample:
Send samples with forms to:
Quantum Biosciences Inc.
Lab 8 – 410 Downey Road
Saskatoon, SK S7N 4N1
Producers are advised to always check with potential buyers in advance to ensure any test they employ will meet their requirements.
For more information, contact:
Tel. (306) 956-2082
Linda Braun, Executive Director
Saskatchewan Flax Development Commission