Their poorly understood breeding patterns and endangered species status make eels particularly vulnerable to illegal trading and international smuggling.
GFSI acts as an official observer to Codex, providing input and recommendations, and is also observing to help ensure this work does not reinvent the wheel, but identifies, collects and utilizes existing work from experts that have been working on this topic for the past decade.
A blockchain solution is set up to fight counterfeit products.
Illegal blue color was found in snack food.
Trade sanctions make Iranian Saffron an easy target for fraudsters.
DNA tests reveal meat- and lobster-ball contents were fraudulent.
A low-cost analytical method is introduced to verify place of origin for olive oil.
A food fraud program should identify targeted measures based on an organization’s unique supply chain risk to ensure food safety, authenticity and brand protection. Ongoing supply chain disruptions dictate the need for vigilant attention to ingredient and supplier risk. Many food companies find value in expert guidance to set up a food fraud program so that food safety and fraud risks are not unintentionally missed.
Large amounts of fraudulent coffee were seized in Brazil.
A study of the criminal nature of food fraud was been published in the UK.