The European Commission's Joint Research Centre (JRC) has published its April 2022 Food Fraud Monthly Summary reporting food fraud incidents and investigations from around the world. These have been kindly represented as an infographic above by our M
As the UK’s supply of sunflower oil continues to be severely impacted by the conflict in Ukraine, further information is being issued to consumers and retailers about oil substitutions and product labelling.
Food fraud has beset governments for centuries, and the legal responses to it have been uniquely suited to the sensibilities of the time.
This publication follows the concept of food fraud described to occur when a fraudster intentionally deceives a
The Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) welcomed the outcome in Tuam District Court yesterday, 26 April 2022, in relation to Judge James Faughnan’s sentencing of three defendants in cases taken by the Health Service Executive (HSE), supported by
Distribution of counterfeit goods, including food and drink, remains a problem and has been driven by the COVID-19 pandemic, according to two European agencies.
Europol and the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) said the pandemic has
This is Tenet's quarterly publication helping in house counsel and those from a science background assessing food safety keep up to date with current and emerging fraud related risks.
If you work in the food and drinks industry and take an interest i
While the thousands of tons of seized fraudulent product get the headlines, the most crucial result of Operation OPSON is the insight on the shifting food fraud vulnerability. The report has both general information and detailed case studies (and ama
Food fraud, food adulteration, food crime, food integrity, food authenticity and food counterfeiting are all commonly applied terms to a problem that has existed since the commercialisation of food. Varying definitions of the terms can co
The latest wave of the Food Standards Agency’s (FSA) Food and You 2 survey shows that public trust in food safety, authenticity, and the food supply chain remained high, even in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.
This report is an analysis of statistical data on food security in the United Kingdom. It is the first in a series of reports which will be published under a new duty in the
Agriculture Act 2020 to report to Parliament on food security in the United K
The global herb and spice industry, valued at approximately US$4 billion, continues to grow year on year. This industry works extremely hard to ensure they provide consumers with safe and authentic products. However, it is continuously under threat f
The European Commission has published the results of the first coordinated control plan on the authenticity of herbs and spices launched by Directorate-general for Health and Food Safety and carried out by 21 EU Member States, Switzerland and Norway.
A company in the Republic of Ireland has been punished for breaches of food law including forging and altering documents.
Arrabawn Co-Operative Society Limited was convicted in a recent district court ruling and fined €40,000 ($46,400). Arrabawn emp
Counterfeit copies of Nestle's Nescafe Gold brand of instant coffee have been found on sale in Germany, and may contain broken glass or plastic.
The fakes were reported by Nestle Deutschland, which said it had discovered counterfeits of what appears
Monthly summary of articles on food fraud and adulteration - June, 2021. Food fraud cases: fish and fish products, milk and milk products, bivalve molluscs and products thereof Cephalopods and products thereof, Castropods, Nuts and seeds, alcoholic b
Today, BSI, the business improvement and standards company, unveiled its annual Supply Chain Risk Insights 2021 Report that identifies the trends and associated risks likely to impact global supply chains in the year ahead. The report is powered by t
Food fraud is of high concern to the food industry. A multitude of analytical technologies exist to detect fraud. However, this testing is often expensive. Available databases detailing fraud occurrences were systematically examined to determine how
Arun Chauhan, Founder and Managing Director at Tenet Law, explains how leadership style within an organisation plays a part in preventing and mitigating the risk of food fraud.
Following the success of Food Integrity 2021, Professor Chris Elliott reflects on some of the key takeaways, with particular focus on food fraud.
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