It admits its results are "statistical estimates"
January 11, 2020 1:24 PM Subscribe
A host at CBC's Marketplace and her identical twin sent DNA samples to five DNA ancestry companies. The companies all sent back different ancestry results, and two of the companies - 23andme and Living DNA - gave different results for each twin. Article. Video.
That's why Gravel says consumers should take the results generated by these tests with a grain of salt. People need to understand these tests are not subject to the same standard as diagnostic medical testing. They are more like a "recreational scientific activity," he said.