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Ecuadorian prawn producers, who are members of the Sustainable Shrimp Partnership (SSP), have teamed up with the Food Trust ecosystem, which will provide a blockchain database to safeguard traceability and integrity from farm to fork so that consume…
May 14
Mark Woolfe published an article
Eurofins are presenting a webinar: Contaminations along the Food Supply Chain – Risk Minimisation Solutions from Farm to Fork on 28 May 2019, 10 - 11 a.m Central European time. Food products are susceptible to all kinds of contaminations and adulter…
May 14
Mark Woolfe published an article
As part of national Food Safety Week, IFST's Food Safety Group will be organising a Food Safety Culture event at the SCI,14/15 Belgrave Square, London, SW1X 8PS, on Thursday, June 6, between 10:45 -13:00.
A strong food safety culture will ensure tha…
May 13
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NSF International, working with a retailer, are launching a blockchain traceability service for the beef supply chain. The service will link details of individual cattle on farms all the way through to consumer purchases. Each animal will be given a…
May 8
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Because there is such a high worldwide demand for cinnamon spices, true cinnamon (Cinnamomum verum) powder is often adulterated with another inferior quality of cinnamon known as cassia cinnamon (Cinnamomum aromaticum). Korean researchers employed F…
May 3
Mark Woolfe and Sandhya Sreenivasan are now friends
May 3
Mark Woolfe commented on Mark Woolfe's blog post Detection and Identification of Offal in Minced Beef by Ambient Mass Spectrometry
" Dear Tanja, 
Thank you for a very comprehensive discussion about histological analysis of mince etc for offal. I totally agree that sometimes we overlook the simplest and cheapest method for authenticity testing if they are successful, in our quest…"
Apr 30
Mark Woolfe commented on Mark Woolfe's blog post Detection and Identification of Offal in Minced Beef by Ambient Mass Spectrometry
"Tanja,
You are probably right that histology will be able to detect different offal tissues in raw mincemeat. I suspect it will depend on the degree of fine mincing and whether there is more than one type of offal tissue present. However, this will…"
Apr 30
Mark Woolfe published an article
New Food Magazine in combination withThermoFisher are organising a webinar entitled "Meat Fraud - an old crime with new twists" on 26 June at 15:00-16:00 BST. The keynote speaker Prof. Chris Elliott will examine the many ways meat fraud can manifest…
Apr 29
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Bordeaux wines are highly valued and sought after, and hence vulnerable to counterfeiting. French reseachers have used strontium concentration and strontium isotope ratios as markers for Bordeaux wine geographic origin and authenticity. Forty three…
Apr 27
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Apr 20
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The EU Food Fraud Network allows Member States (and some other European countries) to work together with the European Commission on reporting cross border cases of food fraud. The number of cases reported to the Network in 2018 rose from 178 in 2017…
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