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The Conference is entitled - Supply Chain Resilience, and will be held at the Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress, Orlando, Florida. It will include a talk on food fraud, and a holistic approach to supply chain risk management. Selvarani Elahi will also be…
16 hours ago
Mark Woolfe posted a blog post
An investigation, dubbed Operation Weak Flesh, which began more than two years ago and still not complete, into an alleged fraud involving bribing licensed inspectors to approve rotten meat products for international sale and export. More than 40 co…
21 hours ago
Mark Woolfe posted a blog post
The March 2017 Newsletter has just been distributed to all members. You can also find it on the link below. There are contributions from Fera on the EU FoodIntegrity project, Premier Analytical Services - our Centre of Expertise Profile this issue,…
Friday
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As part of the Defra Project FA0159 on production and geographical origin of food, Fera are conducting a survey on the need for and availability of pork data bases for geographical origin determination.  Anyone who is interested in the country of or…
Wednesday
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JRC (the EU Commission's Joint Research Centre) has just published a report summarising 20 years of EU funded projects on the development of emerging technologies to identify fish species and improve fish trade traceability. The report covers method…
Mar 21
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Mar 16
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In 2015, the European Commission organised a major study on honey in all 28 Member States plus Norway and Switzerland as part of the EU Coordinated Control Plan. Samples regarded as non-compliant with the EU Honey Directive or suspicious were sent t…
Mar 14
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Mar 9
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A new market report (meat speciation report) looks at the meat speciation testing market by species, method, and region, and projecting its growth to 2022. The meat speciation testing market is projected to reach US dollars 2.22 billion  by 2022 at…
Mar 7
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Mar 4
Mark Woolfe commented on Mark Woolfe's blog post Visible and Near IR Hyperspectral Imaging to Distinguish Previously Frozen and Matured Beef from Fresh Beef
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The FSA has just completed a feasibility study with LGC to look at the application of multispectral imaging to a range authenticity and safety issues linked to its surveillance programme. The technique looked promising for just over half the…"
Feb 16
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Feb 14
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2017 will be a very bad year for olive oil. Two of the world’s largest olive oil producers have endured consecutive years of bad harvests. In Spain, an unusually hot and dry summer just led to the worst harvest in nearly 20 years. While Italian prod…
Feb 13
Mark Woolfe published an article
The Government Chemist Programme in LGC organises an annual RSC approved fully residential week long postgraduate course on the analysis and examination of food and feed. The  postgraduate course is for MChemA candidates over a two year cycle, and o…
Feb 12
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