Monthly summary of articles on food fraud and adulteration - November, 2020. Food fraud cases: fruits and vegetables, fat and oils, honey, wine, herbs and spices, milk and milk products, fish and fish products, alcoholic beverages, cereals and bakery
Food adulteration is a growing concern worldwide. The collation and analysis of food adulteration cases is of immense significance for food safety regulation and research.
Research led by the Chinese Academy of Sciences collected 961 cases of food ad
Despite the COVID-19 pandemic outbreak, food and beverage adulteration has continued unhindered in Pakistan with authorities having had to seize and discard thousands of units of dairy, fruits, spices and other items despite continuing food supply fe
Turmeric is a spice highly valued for its colouring properties, but increasingly for its medicinal properties. India is the largest producer, and the review details the artificial colourants and bulking agents that have been used to adulterate turmer
Honey is subjected to fraud by adulteration with low price sugar syrups. As a natural product with a relatively high price, honey has been for a long time a target for adulteration. The adulteration and misrepresentation of honey are major threats to
The herbal products, sold worldwide as medicines or foods, are perceived as low risk because they are considered natural and thus safe. The quality of these products is ineffectively regulated and controlled. The growing evidence for their lack of au
A few months after an alert about steaks for food aid to the poorest, it was frozen chicken cutlets that were singled out. State services describe a " possible economic fraud ", without the health of consumers being at risk.
AMARILLO, Texas (KVII) — Two executives at West Texas Provisions, Inc. plead guilty for their role in a scheme to sell more than $1 million of adulterated meat - including whole cow hearts labeled as "ground beef" - to the Federal Bureau of Prisons,
Saffron laced with other lower quality ingredients was found in outlets in the county by West Sussex Trading Standards service.
Officers carried out testing on ten samples of the product and seven were adulterated with cheaper plant fibres.
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