Gardaí have seized 1,096 pieces of meat and other products as part of a Europe-wide clampdown on food fraud.
Operation OPSON VI, the joint Europol-INTERPOL operation targeting counterfeit and substandard food and drink, as well as the organised crime networks behind this illicit trade, has resulted in the seizure of 9 800 tonnes, over 26.4 million litres, a
In the latest instalment in New Food‘s Fighting Food Fraud series, Digital Editor Roy Manuell speaks to Eoghan Daly, Manager of Forensic and Counter Fraud Services at Crowe Clark Whiltehill LLP.
Food Standards Scotland's Food Crime Unit has taken to the road to raise public awareness of the different types of food fraud – and how to report it. Defined as any deliberate manipulation, substitution, mislabelling or fraud in relation to food and
The deputy chief food safety officer for the Canadian Food Inspection Agency says collaboration is key to combating food fraud as science is no longer sufficient to stop the problem. Dimitri made the comments during a panel discussion at a two-day co
By Chris Elliott
On a slightly wet St Patrick’s Day, I was alerted to a new breaking scandal around red meat fraud. Operation Weak Flesh saw over 1,000 police officers conduct raids across Brazil’s massive red meat industry, the world’s biggest in te
New Food Magazine brings you a brand new interview series with some of the industry leaders speaking exclusively at the Food Fraud 2017 event.
To begin the series, they asked Gavan Wafer, Head of Crime Operations at the National Food Crime Unit for h
The United Kingdom’s National Food Crime Unit (NFCU) is doing a bit of outreach this year. The 2-year old unit for busting food crimes is inviting people to fill out public surveys and then maybe consider filling out an intelligence report about “a
Many in academia and the media in the UK place much of the blame for food fraud on large, nefarious and organised gangs that are external to the industry, but this ignores the role of those within the food and drinks business who can also perpetrate
A Northern Ireland company developing technology to fight food fraud has secured a £2 million investment from a Canadian-born entrepreneur who founded a billion-pound healthcare company.
After international scandals involving horse meat and mislabelled fish, there’s a push in Canada and around the world to combat food fraud.
A food industry network set up to combat the threat of fraud in the supply chain is inviting food and drink manufacturers to join its membership base.
Experts say fakes cost the industry up to $40 billion a year and the problem is difficult to solve
Up to 89% of global manufacturing businesses – including food and drink manufacturers – have been affected by fraud in the past 12 months, according to analyst Kroll.
It is one thing looking for an authentic label of quality on your food – but how do you know it ‘does what it says on the tin’, so to speak. That is where science and Technology Company Campden BRI comes into its own. The expert in testing food produ
National Food Crime Unit boss Andy Morling says there’s more work to be done to protect the nation against food and drink fraud.
Criminals operating in the UK’s food chain are “home grown” and unlikely to be involved in organised crime, according to the head of the country’s food crime unit (FCU).
The Chartered Institute of Environmental Health and partners are planning a study this year to look at how well the UK food industry copes with fraud.
The food and drink industry is being urged to better protect itself from fraud in order to safeguard their businesses and consumers.
The warning comes from the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH) on the same day the membership body lau
Condiments top the list of seized counterfeit food in this year’s food fraud operation, reveals a joint Europol-INTERPOL report published today presenting the results of OPSON V which saw the largest seizure of counterfeit or substandard food and bev
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