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.
Food fraud poses a serious threat to the food system. How can we fight against it and be confident that the food we are buying is authentic and safe?
Top Takeaways from this blog
- Food fraud in EU Member States increased by 85% between 2016 and 2019
The overall risk to food safety has not increased as a result of the United Kingdom leaving the European Union, according to the Food Standards Agency (FSA).
The authority officials also said the agency has not seen any evidence to suggest there is m
Massimo Fera, Selvarani Elahi, Mark Woolfe, Sterling Crew and John Spink investigate the effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on the occurrence of observed food fraud incidents.
The effects of the COVID-19 pandemic are being felt across the wor
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
This is another example of where an authenticity issue can have a very direct effect on food safety. The consequences for nature and humans are incalculable. Nobody knows what these pesticides are made of, which and how much toxins they contain.
Food security scientists at Queen’s University Belfast (QUB) have helped identify the cause of a humanitarian crisis and avert a larger catastrophe in Uganda.
Researchers at the university’s Institute for Global Food Security (IGFS) were called in to
The Cuban police dismantled a criminal organisation adulterating pork sausages with water,flour and other non-authorised ingredients. The pork products were illegally sold through the
The Italian authorities seized
The UK National Food Crime Unit have launched a new newsletter, intended as a means of informing professionals about what they believe to be current issues affecting the food industry. You can read the first issue: NFCU Industry Newsletter September.
Monthly summary of articles on food fraud and adulteration - July-August, 2020. Food fraud cases: wine, fish and fish products, eggs and egg producs, non-alcoholic beverages, milk and milk products, prepared dishes and snacks, herbs and spices, alcoh
Received: 3 July 2020; Accepted: 1 August 2020; Published: 6 August 2020
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PESHAWAR (Dunya News) – The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Food Authority on Monday unearthed a unit producing adulterated spice blends and powders and seized 8,000kg unhygienic chilli powder and other material used for adulteration in a factory situated at
Food fraud isn’t just annoying; it also appears to be annoyingly common. Sure, if someone labels beef as chicken, most people will know the difference. But how many people can determine if a cut of Kobe beef is actually what it purports to be? Of cou
Consumer fraud within the meat industry is something that rarely makes the news. The last major scandal was back in 2013, where consumers in Europe discovered that had been sold horsemeat instead of beef without their knowledge.
Currently, very few c
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