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Food Fraud: Where Do I Start?

By Karen Everstine, Ph.D.

Assessments Food Fraud Data/Records Michigan State Massive Open Online Courses for Food Fraud SSAFE/PwC Decernis Food Fraud Database Food Fraud Advisors Online Training Courses USP FFMG FPDI Food Adulteration Incidents…

Assessments Food Fraud Data/Records Michigan State Massive Open Online Courses for Food Fraud SSAFE/PwC Decernis Food Fraud Database Food Fraud Advisors Online Training Courses USP FFMG FPDI Food Adulteration Incidents…

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Media Sources for Food Fraud Intelligence

By Karen Everstine, Ph.D.

in the Food Fraud Database below. Types of Food Fraud in Records in the Food Fraud Database (2014–2015) Type of Food Fraud Number of Records % Dilution/substitution – misrepresentation of…

in the Food Fraud Database below. Types of Food Fraud in Records in the Food Fraud Database (2014–2015) Type of Food Fraud Number of Records % Dilution/substitution – misrepresentation of…

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How Food Fraud Happens

By Karen Everstine, Ph.D.

defines food fraud as: “A collective term encompassing the deliberate and intentional substitution, addition, tampering or misrepresentation of food, food ingredients or food packaging, labelling, product information or false or…

defines food fraud as: “A collective term encompassing the deliberate and intentional substitution, addition, tampering or misrepresentation of food, food ingredients or food packaging, labelling, product information or false or…

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A Look at Fraudulent Labeling Practices

By Karen Everstine, Ph.D.

are intentionally misrepresented. Categories of methods by which food fraud happens (as defined in the Food Fraud Database1). Graphic courtesy of Decernis While all forms of fraud can be considered…

are intentionally misrepresented. Categories of methods by which food fraud happens (as defined in the Food Fraud Database1). Graphic courtesy of Decernis While all forms of fraud can be considered…

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What Is on the Food Fraud Horizon?

By Karen Everstine, Ph.D.

a history of use in feed products for nitrogen enhancement. Examples of recurring food fraud in recent history include: Spices continue to be a big target of food fraud. Herbs…

a history of use in feed products for nitrogen enhancement. Examples of recurring food fraud in recent history include: Spices continue to be a big target of food fraud. Herbs…

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A Different Type of Food Fraud

By Karen Everstine, Ph.D.

Food Fraud: Problem Solved? Learn more at the 2019 Food Safety Supply Chain Conference | May 29–30, 2019 | Attend in Rockville, MD or virtually The typical motivation for food

Food Fraud: Problem Solved? Learn more at the 2019 Food Safety Supply Chain Conference | May 29–30, 2019 | Attend in Rockville, MD or virtually The typical motivation for food

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“Natural Flavor” Claims

By Karen Everstine, Ph.D.

…by ensuring flavors labeled as “natural” qualify for that label claim. Resources The Decernis Food Fraud Database is a continuously updated collection of food fraud records curated specifically to support…

…by ensuring flavors labeled as “natural” qualify for that label claim. Resources The Decernis Food Fraud Database is a continuously updated collection of food fraud records curated specifically to support…

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Recent Notable Incidents

By Karen Everstine, Ph.D.

We developed a system that tracks food fraud records using four categories: Incidents, inference records, surveillance records and method records. Food fraud incidents are documented occurrences of fraud that include…

We developed a system that tracks food fraud records using four categories: Incidents, inference records, surveillance records and method records. Food fraud incidents are documented occurrences of fraud that include…

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A Look at the Latest Targets

By Karen Everstine, Ph.D.

being affected by food fraud in herbs and spices over the past 10 years. Incidents of food fraud reported in the Food Fraud Database for the past ten years in…

being affected by food fraud in herbs and spices over the past 10 years. Incidents of food fraud reported in the Food Fraud Database for the past ten years in…

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