• 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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    Food Fraud Prevention Compliance – What is Really Required?

    by John Spink • August 2, 2017 • 0 Comments

    This blog was created after several separate conversations with several senior industry leaders who are in charge of Food Fraud prevention for their Fortune 1000 Corporations. “Wait, what? What is required for GFSI compliance?” The answer was simple but a bit of a revelation. Also, by focusing on the specific requirements – and resources...

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    Registration Opened: Food Fraud Audit Guide MOOC, lectures July 6 & 13, 2017

    by John Spink • July 2, 2017 • 0 Comments

    Registration Link directly to course: URL: https://canvas.instructure.com/enroll/WLFRAY Alternatively, you can sign up at https://canvas.instructure.com/register and use the following join code: WLFRAY The Food Fraud Audit Guide MOOC (free, massive open online course) is open. The live lectures will be on July 6 and July 13. The lectures are recorded for on-demand viewing. Question: Are...

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    Review of FDA Presentation on Food Fraud and Economically Motivated Adulteration – FDA Deputy Commissioner for Foods Dr. Stephen Ostroff

    by John Spink • May 31, 2017 • 0 Comments

    FDA Deputy Commissioner for Foods and Veterinary Medicine, Dr. Stephen Ostroff, presented on Food Fraud at the April 4-5, 2017 Food Fraud Conference, Quebec City. FDA has been consistent in its direction and activities – all types of Food Fraud has been illegal since the adoption of the Food Drug & Cosmetics Act of...

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    Review – CODEX CCFICS23 Meeting Summary – Action to Define Food Fraud and Related Terms

    by John Spink • May 5, 2017 • 0 Comments

    Friday, May 5    Earlier today, Codex Alimentarius (CODEX, the world food code) took a major Food Fraud commitment by proposing an Electronic Working Group (EWG) to review other CODEX texts and to create a definition and scope for Food Fraud/ Food Integrity/ Food Authenticity/ related terms. The recommendations of CCFICS will be submitted...

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