The olive oil shortage is coming, says Walter Zanre, boss of Filippo Berio UK, the nation’s best-selling olive oil brand, and it will be much worse than anyone realises. Two of the world’s largest olive oil producers have endured consecutive years of
Over four years, the OLEUM project will develop new and improve existing analytical methods for detecting olive oil fraud, and improve technology sharing by establishing of a wide community of laboratories and institutions involved in quality control
The Law Commission of India has proposed life sentences for food fraudsters who injure or kill consumers. The tougher penalties would be for criminals who intentionally sell adulterated and harmful food or beverage products, and if implemented would
Fraudsters are colouring low-quality tuna and selling it off as premium fresh fish in an underground market which makes hundreds of millions of pounds a year, according to official figures.
Food production is particularly vulnerable to crime, whether intentional or unintentional. It ranges from regulatory non-compliance that is serious enough to risk harm to consumers and trigger prosecution, to food fraud where there is intentional dec
National Food Crime Unit boss Andy Morling says there’s more work to be done to protect the nation against food and drink fraud.
Cafes and restaurants across Britain have been selling chicken secretly injected with beef and pork waste, The Independent can reveal today.
Britain is lagging behind other EU member states in the detection of food crime and fraud and is risking another horsemeat-type scandal, the country’s foremost expert on food fraud has warned.
It has been three-and-a-half years since the “horsegate”
The wheels of justice turn slowly, but stomachs will churn rapidly over the toxic and counterfeit food products that police agencies have seized recently in 57 countries.
Care for an appetizer? How about 154 pounds of chicken intestines soaked in form
A "reckless" restaurant owner has been jailed for six years for the manslaughter of a customer who had an allergic reaction to a curry.
Paul Wilson, 38, suffered a severe anaphylactic shock in January 2014 after eating a takeaway containing peanuts fr
Donald Rumsfeld, a former United States Secretary of Defense, once said some words that confused many “There are known knowns. These are things we know that we know. There are known unknowns. That is to say, there are things that we know we don't kno
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