• 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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    Updated Comments from FDA Presentation on Food Fraud and Economically Motivated Adulteration – FDA Deputy Commissioner for Foods Dr. Stephen Ostroff

    by John Spink • November 6, 2017 • 0 Comments

    FDA Deputy Commissioner for Foods and Veterinary Medicine, Dr. Stephen Ostroff, presented on Food Fraud at the October 30-31, 2017  “FOOD FRAUD – GLOBAL UNDERSTANDING: Global Action for Prevention and Mitigation of Food Fraud” conference here in Beijing. Since his presentation last April there are several new slides that provide more insight and detail...

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    Food Fraud Education Schedule – Quarterly Update + FF Audit Guide MOOC Open

    by John Spink • October 20, 2017 • 0 Comments

    REGISTRATION AND COURSE OPEN: MSU Food Fraud Audit Guide MOOC – Free Course Dates: October 6 to Oct 31, 2017 URL: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfDSqVR2YUv9Yxw1t4O2XgqaLk0MV3n87K9hp8q41bt9ko9nQ/viewform Note: please feel free to forward or publicly post the information. For GFSI, FSMA, Sarbanes-Oxley or other requirements, addressing Food Fraud is not optional.  Even if you have a low ‘fraud opportunity’...

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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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