• Introducing the Food Fraud Initiative and MOOC

    by John Spink • February 20, 2013 • 5 Comments

    Welcome to the Food Fraud Initiative! We are using this blog as a tool to share with you the frequent updates and developments in the world of Food Fraud. In addition, your comments can add value to the discussion and help set the direction for new topics and research. Our mission is to leverage...

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    Announcement – MSU & GMA/GMA-SEF Global Online Survey on Terminology Related to Food Fraud, Food Integrity, Food Authenticity, and Others

    by John Spink • October 11, 2017 • 0 Comments

    MSU’s Food Fraud Initiative, the Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) and the GMA Science Education Foundation (SEF) have partnered to conduct an online survey to gather important new information on Food Fraud, Food Integrity, Food Authenticity, Food Fraud, and Economically Motivated Adulteration. This survey is a follow-up from the 2010 GMA Consumer Product Fraud report. The...

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    Presentation Schedule – INTERPOL Operation Opson (Dublin), FSAI Food Authenticity and Integrity (Dublin), and Food Fraud Prevention China (Beijing)

    by John Spink • September 24, 2017 • 0 Comments

    Attached you will find information on several upcoming MSU Food Fraud Initiative presentations for INTERPOL/ EUROPOL (Dublin), Food Safety Authority of Ireland (Dublin) and the Chinese Food Fraud Prevention Conference (Beijing). Copies of the presentations and conference summaries will follow after the events. While there are many conferences and presentations on the “what”, the...

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    Report – Applying Enterprise Risk Management to Food Fraud Prevention with a Case Study Example of a Food Fraud Management System

    by John Spink • September 16, 2017 • 0 Comments

    This is a follow-up to our March 2017 MSU Food Fraud Initiative Report (FFIR) on “The Role of Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) in Food Fraud Prevention.” Our new report expands to the applications built around a case study of a complex Food Fraud management system. Key concepts addressed are risk versus vulnerability, as well...

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    “Share the Puck” – Valued Partner Award Given to Peter Whelan and the Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI)

    by John Spink • September 8, 2017 • 0 Comments

    While he was in the State of Michigan this August, we awarded the Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) with our “Share the Puck” Valued Partner award.  Leading their team is Peter Whelan who is the Director of Audit and Investigations for FSAI. His leadership includes being the Irish advisor to the European Commission’s...

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