Karen Everstine (Descernis) and Selvarani Elahi (LGC) have written an update on the Food Authenticity Network giving a good overview of its achievements since it formation nearly 5 years ago in response to the 2013 horsemeat incident. Read the article here
Selvarani Elahi the Network's Project Officer gave a presentation about the Network at the 24th meeting of the Codex Committee on Food Import and Export Inspection Certification Systems (CCFICS) in Brisbane. The presentation discussed the success of the Network and its ambition to go global in the future. It was well received, and there was interest in the model constructed for the UK and EU, and how this could be extended to other countries or regions. Read the article here
An article describing the background to the launch of the Network and its objectives via the www.foodauthenticity.uk website has been published in Food Science and Technology Volume 30 Issue 2.
Read the article at: http://www.fstjournal.org/features/30-2/food-authenticity-network
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