Food fraud

Europol: False organic certification continues to be major problem for food industry

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Counterfeit certification labels, such as fake organic or protected designation of origin (PDO) labels, continues to be a major problem for the European food industry, according to a report by Europol.

The BSE scandal, the avian flu, and the recent horsemeat scandal has emphasised the importance of full traceability of the meat supply chain. ©iStock/

Supply chain performance not profitability at heart of food firms’ voluntary sign-up

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EU and China collaborate to combat food fraud

The project will help countries quickly detect fraud and contamination with the help of portable tools, such as this X-ray fluorescence detector. Picture: IAEA

IAEA and FAO go mobile to tackle food fraud

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Elemental Profiling helps trace shrimp back to origin

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ENEA using IR laser technology against food fraud

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Meat and fish top JRC fraud round-up

Fera test finds species origin of gelatine-based products

Fera Science unveils gelatine identification method

Paul Brereton speaking at the event

Food Integrity: China consumer view and impact in fish industry

Mislabelling composition was the main area of concern for food fraud cases. ©iStock/Anetlanda

Mislabelling dominates Food Fraud Network cases

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