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    Presentation – Food Fraud Prevention Research Strategy at the National Academy of Sciences

    by John Spink • December 6, 2018 • Blog • 0 Comments

    Earlier this week I presented during the Food Forum at the National Academy of Sciences in Washington, DC. The subject was Food Fraud Prevention, the research, unmet policy needs, and recommendations for a first step forward. My summary research question was: “What is the optimal role of the US Government and Regulatory role in...

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    Food Fraud Education Schedule – Quarterly Update + MOOCs Now On-Demand

    by John Spink • November 5, 2018 • Blog • 0 Comments

    REGISTRATION AND COURSES OPEN: MSU Food Fraud MOOC programs – Free Food Fraud Overview Food Fraud Audit Guide Food Defense Audit Guide Food Fraud VACCP Implementation (Food Fraud Vulnerability Assessment FFVA & Food Fraud Prevention Strategy FFPS Development) Each MOOC is offered monthly, with the content available on-demand.  Live lecture webinar updates are offered...

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    Review – Adulteration, Adulterated, and Adulterant, with Insight from Accum’s 1820 Treatise on Adulteration of Food

    by John Spink • October 2, 2018 • Blog • 0 Comments

    Can there be an “adulterated food” that does not include an “adulterant”? Yes. Confused yet? Keep reading. The bottom line is that to avoid confusion it is recommended to use the terms “Food Fraud” or “adulterant-substance” when referring to the type of fraud that is a substance intentionally added for economic gain. This blog...

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    Review – Codex and Food Fraud: MSU Public Comments and for Electronic Working Group Third Draft

    by John Spink • September 27, 2018 • Blog • 0 Comments

    Attached you will find our MSU-FFI public comments submitted to the U.S. Codex Delegation for consideration in the formal U.S. comments to the Codex EWG that is creating definitions for Food Fraud, Food Integrity, and Food Authenticity. Our MSU-FFI team is an active member of the U.S. Codex Delegation. New Public Comments – Link: http://foodfraud.msu.edu/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/Codex-public-comments-to-CCFICS-FIFA-MSU-FFI-v8.pdf...

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