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Food Fraud News, 2018 February: This is an update of our MSU Food Fraud Initiative Activities.
Mission: MSU’s Food Fraud Initiative, an interdisciplinary activity focused on detecting and deterring this public health and economic threat.
Summary for…
Mar 1
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LGC has published a review in the Journal of AOAC International on definitive approaches for the authentication of chondroitin, a supplement with a risk of serious adulteration.

Chondroitin is an over-the-counter food supplement often available in…
Feb 28
Selvarani Elahi left a comment for Sally-Ann Krzyzaniak
"Welcome to the Food Authenticity Network! It was really good to meet you in person yesterday.
Kind regards
Feb 23
Selvarani Elahi published an article
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Tuesday, February 27, 2018
7:00 am Pacific Standard Time (San Francisco) 10:00 am Eastern Standard Time (New York) 3:00 pm GMT (London) 4:00 pm Central Europe Time (Paris).
This webinar, presented by an SGS panel of…
Feb 6
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Crowe Clark Whitehill has published a report about consumers expectations, food and drink businesses, and their approach to counter fraud.
The report highlights the divergence between common industry practice and consumer expectations.  For example,…
Jan 30
Selvarani Elahi liked Mark Woolfe's blog post A Critical Review of the Determination of Authenticity of Mānuka Honey
Jan 25
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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…
Jan 17
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…"
Jan 17
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Jan 16
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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…
Jan 15
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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