Posted February 21, 2020 3:44 pm by Comments

By Ammoland

Sick Dear Chronic Wasting Disease

Scent Companies Call on Government Agencies to Catch up With Technological Advances.

Sick Dear Chronic Wasting Disease

Ramsey, MN – -(AmmoLand.com)- A commercially available test that can be used to analyze deer urine for the presence of CWD prions before its distribution to the public has been in use by Wildlife Research Center® and Tink’s® for a year, and most of the major scent companies are also adopting this technology in 2020.

Real-Time Quaking Induced Conversion, RT-QuIC ™ for short, is a proven and reliable method for detecting the misfolded proteins that cause CWD.

A commercial laboratory began testing deer urine for the scent companies in 2019, enabling two of the industry’s largest manufacturers to test 100 percent of their natural deer urine products before releasing them to the marketplace.

The laboratory company CWD Evolution has expanded and is testing products for many of the commercial scent manufacturers. Products that have been tested will be authorized to include the “RT-QuIC Tested“ logo. [See attached]

RT-QuIC Tested logo
RT-QuIC Tested logo

Despite the availability of this testing and certification, several states have proposed natural deer scent bans …Read the Rest

Source:: AmmoLand

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