GC-MS-IRMS technology could help prevent fraudulent practices in the booming fish oils market by measuring hydrogen and carbon isotope fingerprints in fatty acids.
Data analysis can help identify potential foodborne illness outbreaks more quickly, reduce food fraud and improve internal safety practices.
Guangtao Zhang, Ph.D., director of the Mars Global Food Safety Center, talks about the need to advance understanding and knowledge sharing in allergen management, especially peanut allergen detection, and how Mars is working to improve detection methods.
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.