Selvarani Elahi posted a blog post
The Canadian regulatory framework prohibits selling adulterated food or selling food in a false, misleading or deceptive manner. Although the number of prosecutions for food fraud cases in Canada has steadily decreased in the last decade, except for…
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Selvarani Elahi posted a blog post
Food fraud a worldwide problem and many countries continue to commit considerable resource to combat the issue. With the food supply chain now truly global, there is acknowledgement that having agreed definitions for terms commonly associated with f…
Mar 12
Selvarani Elahi posted a blog post
IFST has re-written its “Food authenticity testing” Information Statement and split it into two parts:
• Food authenticity testing part 1: The role of analysis, which now covers the role of analytical testing within the context of an overall supply…
Mar 4
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Feb 26
Selvarani Elahi posted a blog post
Issue 9 of the Food Authenticity Network Newsletter is now available and features a foreword from Professor Chris Elliott of Queen's University Belfast.
The newsletter describes how from January 2019, the Network has transitioned from being soley go…
Feb 22
Selvarani Elahi liked Mark Woolfe's blog post UK Egg Industry Calls for Higher Fines to Deter Fraud
Feb 21
Selvarani Elahi liked Mark Woolfe's blog post New Online Training Course Offered on Intentional Adulteration
Feb 21
Selvarani Elahi liked Mark Woolfe's blog post Food Safety Authority Ireland (FSAI) Uses NGS to Authenticate Plant Foods
Feb 21
Selvarani Elahi liked Ivan Smajlovic's discussion New EIM-Module-IRMS for determination of wine, fruit juices and honey authenticity
Feb 14
Selvarani Elahi posted a blog post
The 2019 Organic Market Report reveals that the UK organic market continues to grow. The market is now in to its 8th year of steady, loyal growth, growing +5.3% in 2018 and on target to reach £2.5bn by 2020.
The 2019 Organic Market Report is the mos…
Feb 14
Selvarani Elahi posted a blog post
The British Retail Consortium sends 'no deal brexit letter' to MPs at the House of Commons warning of the consequences of a 'no deal Brexit' for consumers and the food supply chain. The letter is signed by the CEOs of ten leading retailers and says…
Jan 29
Selvarani Elahi published an article
Olive oil is one of the most commonly adulterated foods. Whether you are buying extra virgin, virgin or refined olive oil, there is a long history of substitution with lower grade and lower cost oils. So how can you be sure the quality of the refine…
Jan 10
Selvarani Elahi posted a blog post
Whilst deliberate adulteration of herbs and spices is understood to be a common phenomenon, this study highlights a potential food safety issue:
Between 2008 and 2017, the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene tested more than 3000 s…
Jan 10
Selvarani Elahi and Ivan Smajlovic are now friends
Jan 10
Selvarani Elahi liked Mark Woolfe's blog post ITV Researchers Sampled 10 Ham and Pineapple Pizzas, and 9 Contained No Ham only Turkey
Jan 9
Selvarani Elahi liked Mark Woolfe's blog post Food Standards Agency has not funded a Surveillance Programme this year according to an ITV Report
Jan 9
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