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Food fraud - Articles and news items

Defeating fake food with 21st century active labelling

Blogs, Z Homepage Promo  •  18 October 2016  •  Martin Coates, CEO Agrantec

CEO of Agrantec, Martin Coates details the importance of active labelling and following the food from farm to fork at every step of its life…

Jellyfish help scientists to fight food fraud

Industry news  •  13 October 2016  •  University of Southampton

Animals feeding at sea inherit a chemical record reflecting the area where they fed, which can help track their movements, say University of Southampton…

A closer look at… GBBO Week #4 : The myth of free range eggs

Blogs, Great British Bake Off, Z Homepage Promo  •  16 September 2016  •  Roy Manuell, Digital Content Producer

We mark the start of a new GBBO feature with an infographic as we discuss the false myth of free range and how the rising demand for organic eggs will affect cost and consumer trends…

Scottish food crime hotline launches

Industry news  •  26 August 2016  •  Stephanie Anthony, Editor New Food

FSS and Crimestoppers have launched a Food Crime Hotline to give members of the public and industry a route to report suspicions of food crime…

Food allergens in the food fraud chain

Issue 4 2016  •  18 August 2016  •  Valerie Tear, Food Safety Consultant

Food fraud is a challenge, both to food businesses and consumers, and is a growing concern worldwide. Couple this with the introduction of allergens into the food fraud supply chain and the results can have devastating consequences. The impact of food allergens entering foods undetected through food fraud can be life-threatening, or even fatal…

USP launches new Food Fraud Database to support increased FDA food safety regulations

Industry news  •  5 August 2016  •  Roy Manuell

The new Food Fraud Database release from the U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention (USP) will seek to increase brand protection and support FDA regulations on food safety in strong step towards assessing the hazards potentially present in specific food supply chains.

Warning letter database launched by the NPA

Industry news  •  28 July 2016  •  Stephanie Anthony, Editor New Food

The Natural Products Association (NPA) has launched its warning letter database, enabling members to view violations against the dietary supplement GMPs…

FOSS and Mérieux NutriSciences team up to improve food safety

Industry news  •  1 July 2016  •  Victoria White, Digital Content Producer

FOSS has entered into a strategic partnership with Mérieux NutriSciences that will help the two companies in tackling the growing issue of food safety…

NFCU launches Food Crime Confidential

Industry news  •  23 June 2016  •  Victoria White, Digital Content Producer

Food Crime Confidential is a reporting facility where anyone with suspicions about food crime can report them safely and in confidence…

FDA finalises new intentional adulteration rule

Industry news  •  31 May 2016  •  Victoria White, Digital Content Producer

The new rule requires companies in the US and abroad to take steps to prevent intentional adulteration of the food supply…

FoodIntegrity: A roundtable roundup

Blogs, Z Homepage Promo  •  4 May 2016  •  Kaynat Choudhury, Multimedia Content Manager

While at the FoodIntegrity conference New Food hosted a live roundtable event about the gaps in current research in regards to food authenticity and its impact on the supply chain…

Meat Processing supplement 2016

Issue 2 2016, Supplements, Z Homepage Promo  •  26 April 2016  •  New Food

Applying lean thinking to meat processing; How to accomplish a representative sampling; The science of meat fraud…

FoodIntegrity 2016: The New Food Review

Blogs, Z Homepage Promo  •  15 April 2016  •  Stephanie Anthony, Editor, New Food

Held in Prague over 6-7th April, New Food was proud to be a media partner to this important event; the 3rd meeting of the FoodIntegrity project.

First assessment of food crime in the UK published

Industry news  •  23 March 2016  •  Victoria White

The assessment was carried out to highlight themes and trends in food crime intelligence and establish a baseline understanding of the UK food crime threat…

Survey reveals levels of consumer trust in seafood labelling

Industry news  •  16 March 2016  •  Victoria White

Early results from a MSC survey show that more than half of participants doubt that labelled seafood is what it says on the packet…


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