food fraud

  • Foodservice Footprint QUB_270511_0858 Rise in fake organic goods Grocery sector news updates  news-email food fraud Food Crime Unit Chris Elliott

    Rise in fake organic goods

    Europol has warned of a rising number of counterfeit foods, particularly those certified as organic or protected designation of origin (PDO) labels. Of the products detained at external borders in 2015, 7% were foodstuffs, the agency noted in its “2017… Read More

  • Foodservice Footprint QUB_270511_0858 US trade deal could tempt food fraudsters Foodservice News and Information Out of Home sector news  news-email food fraud Food Ethics Council DEFRA

    US trade deal could tempt food fraudsters

    A trade deal with the United States could open “a very new can of worms in terms of food fraud”, according to a world-leading expert in the subject. Chris Elliott is professor of food safety and founder of the Institute… Read More

  • Foodservice Footprint Saddle-burger-e1652354611623 Think like a criminal to beat the food fraud Out of Home News Analysis  VACCP Tony Hines Tesco TACCP news-email Mitchells & Butlers Leatherhead Food HACCP FSA food fraud CIEH

    Think like a criminal to beat the food fraud

    Since the horsemeat scandal, health and safety offences can bring big fines or even prison. Businesses have to be cunning to stay safe, writes Tony Hines. The scandal over undisclosed horsemeat in food products in the UK forced businesses, the… Read More

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    FSA launches safe space for food crime intelligence

    The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has responded to industry concerns over sharing information on food crime by launching a new reporting facility. Food Crime Confidential allows anyone with suspicions about food crime to report them safely and in confidence, over the phone… Read More

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    The Review

    Meat cuts, food fraud and dodgy palm oil. Sustainable diets: Three cheers for Holland The Netherlands’ Nutrition Centre has updated its dietary advice and has B advised a halving of meat consumption, to 500g per week. No more than 300g of… Read More

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    Is your food looking fishy

    Evidence shows seafood mislabelling has been tightened up. But there’s still room for improvement in foodservice. Are you getting a raw deal on sushi? Probably not, according to a new analysis of 115 samples of the seafood delicacy at 31… Read More

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    Latest of Footprint Magazine Out Now

    On the cover: The Glyphos-gate affair; Reviews: Dutch diets & food fraud; Research: The food market of the future, according to consumers; Marketing: Tesco’s false farm; Politics: Disjointed policy thinking on food; Sugar tax: is this just the beginning of tough regulation?; Insight: Why food firms… Read More

  • Foodservice Footprint Saddle-burger-e1652354611623 Analysis: Industry must speak out against supply chain sinners Out of Home News Analysis  Professor Chris Elliott NFCU news-email National Food Crime Unit Horsegate food fraud Andy Morling

    Analysis: Industry must speak out against supply chain sinners

    It’s a little over three years since the horsemeat scandal sent shockwaves through the food industry. But for all that ‘horsegate’ did to raise awareness of food crime, are businesses really doing everything they can to help stamp out deliberate… Read More

  • Food fraud three years on

    PROFESSOR CHRIS Elliott, a long-time food safety specialist who headed up the horsemeat investigation, has spoken to the Guardian this week about the progress made since the horsemeat scandal, and the dangers that remain.            … Read More

  • Spectre of food fraud haunts the industry

    A YEAR on from his review of the horse-meat scandal, Prof Chris Elliott is impressed with retailers’ reaction but warns that criminals may just have moved on to more vulnerable sectors. Marks & Spencer recently became the latest supermarket to… Read More