spice fraud (2)

Managing the Risk of Fraud in the Spice Industry

2018414?profile=RESIZE_710xJill Hoffman, McCormick &Co, outlines all the steps companies dealing with the spice trade can take to mitigate fraud. This includes a fraud assessment management system, a vulnerability assessment, and actions such as analytical testing to address any vulnerability. All of these are incorporated into a food fraud management programme, which admittedly may take some time to mature..

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Review of Herb and Spice Fraud

Northern Ireland researchers have publish a review of fraud in the global herb and spice market. This market is estimated at having a value of $4billion. This review looks at the cases and effects of adulteration in the herb and spice industry, and analytical methods being used to detect it, and ultimately prevent it. 

Read the abstract at: Herb and spice fraud

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