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Following extensive consultation with the Food and Drink Industry, Campden BRI, one of our Food Authenticity Centres of Expertise, publishes a report of industry needs that can be met through innovation in science and technology. The consultation sp…
9 hours ago
Selvarani Elahi commented on Selvarani Elahi's blog post Commission reports General Food Law Regulation has achieved its core objectives, namely high protection of human health and consumers' interests and the smooth functioning of the internal market
"Hello Roger,
As you know the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill 2017-19 will transpose all existing EU legislation into domestic UK law to ensure a smooth transition on the day after Brexit. The UK Parliament can then amend, repeal and improve individ…"
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The European Commission has  released its report concerning the Fitness Check on General Food Law (Regulation (EC) No 178/2002)
The main findings were:

The General Food Law Regulation is still relevant today with respect to the current trends: grow…
Monday
Selvarani Elahi posted a blog post
Chicken meat that has been removed from the bones by a machine must be labelled as ‘mechanically deboned’ under EU rules. However, this label pushes down the price of meat, holding back the competitiveness of the sector.

EU-funded project MEAQUAS a…
Jan 4
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On behalf of the Food Authenticity Network Team, we wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!
Dec 23, 2017
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Nov 8, 2017
Selvarani Elahi commented on Felicia Golden's blog post FSA probe finds widespread addition of undeclared sugar in coconut water
"Hi Roger,
The article says that "The National Food Crime Unit probe, dubbed Operation Snowdrop, ran between 1 December 2016 and 31 March 2017 and formed part of Operation Opson, a joint Europol-Interpol initiative to tackle substandard and counterfe…"
Oct 19, 2017
Selvarani Elahi liked Felicia Golden's blog post FSA probe finds widespread addition of undeclared sugar in coconut water
Oct 19, 2017
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The legislation seeks to provide the US Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Organic Program with between $15m and $20m a year from 2018 to 2023 to upgrade compliance and enforcement actions in the US and abroad. An additional $5m would also…
Oct 16, 2017
Selvarani Elahi liked Felicia Golden's blog post Sustainable chocolate at high risk of fraud: Ecovia Intelligence
Oct 10, 2017
Selvarani Elahi liked Dr David I. Ellis's discussion Detecting fake spirits with handheld SORS
Oct 10, 2017
Selvarani Elahi replied to Steve Garrett's discussion 2017 code of practice on basmati rice...any updated analytical methods?
"Thanks for your post Steve. I think it is accepted that the methods do need to be updated. When this will happen will depend on the relative priorities for research funding going forward.
Kind regards
Selvarani"
Oct 9, 2017
Selvarani Elahi liked Steve Garrett's discussion 2017 code of practice on basmati rice...any updated analytical methods?
Oct 9, 2017
Selvarani Elahi liked Roger Wood's discussion CEN/TC 275 N 1851 - Foodstuffs – DNA barcoding of fish and fish products
Oct 9, 2017
Selvarani Elahi published an article
Attend this manufacturer-led, one-day conference (22nd February 2018) & networking event on how to prevent food fraud & ensure product integrity and compliance.
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