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The US Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) is urging consumers to avoid supplements made with ginkgo biloba, which are often adulterated and have largely been shown to be ineffective in preventing dementia and improving circulation. The…
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Mark Woolfe published an article
Campden BRI is holding its annual open day on 6 June at 9:00 at Chipping Campden. The 40th Annual Campden Lecture A whole new world: food and drink after Brexit will be presented by Ian Wright Chief Executive of the FDF. There will also be lectures…
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May 15
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Blockchain technology has the potential to transform the food industry and provide a new way of dealing with food safety and food fraud. This article by Sterling Crew is taken from his article in March edition of Food Science and Technology (free on…
May 11
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Small amounts of low cost carob flour do not change the colour, aroma or taste characteristics of cocoa powder. Therefore, Spanish researchers have developed a NIR (near infra-red) method combined with chemometrics to determine that adulteration wit…
May 9
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Apr 12
Mark Woolfe commented on Mark Woolfe's blog post FAO Publishes Report on Food Fraud in the Fisheries Sector
"Roger,
I agree that it is easier to write about setting up food control systems than actually implementing them, especially who will pay for them.
There is another interesting point in the Report, when it recommends that Codex help in the prevention…"
Apr 7
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Apr 6
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This report (Fisheries and Aquaculture Circular No. 1165. Rome, Italy) prepared by Alan Reilly (ex head of FSA-Ireland)  presents evidence highlighting the serious consequences of fraud for the fish sector. It describes the different types of fraud…
Apr 5
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The EU Food Fraud Network and the System for Administrative Assistance & Food Fraud has published its 2017 Annual Report. The Report shows  how the Network interacts with the other alert system RASFF in the exchange of cases for the AAC-AA (administ…
Mar 29
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In this study, the concentrations of K, Ca, Mg, Na, P, and S and element ratios were determined in 140 Hungarian mono-floral honey samples (acacia, linden, sunflower, rape, chestnut, forest, silk grass, and facelia) by inductively coupled plasma-opt…
Mar 27
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Mar 26
Mark Woolfe commented on Mark Woolfe's blog post Food Standards Agency Given an Extra £14 Million to Support Preparations for Brexit and the NFCU
"Savvas,
I do not think that £14million would go very far in the overall NHS budget. However, I have just put an article about the closure of the PA funtion at WYAS, which shows a public analyst service in England almost in crisis. If the money for F…"
Mar 23
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