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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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    FOR COMMENT – Glossary of Food Fraud-Related Terms (09/2018) = now over 800 entries, Please Participate

    by John Spink • September 24, 2018 • Blog • 0 Comments

      Please comment on this glossary expanded from over 250 to over 800 terms related to Food Fraud. The link to this Glossary is provided below. Globally there are many ongoing Food Fraud implementation activities, including work on the definitions. This is intended as a comprehensive resource to support those activities. Brain teaser: Food...

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    Review – FAO’s Overview of Food Fraud in the Fisheries Sector Report

    by John Spink • May 28, 2018 • Blog • 0 Comments

    A new 2018 FAO report, “Overview of Food Fraud in the Fisheries Sector,” presents a foundation and direction for the prevention of this type of food fraud. The report acknowledges the public health threat, negative impact on consumer confidence, and the enforcement challenge for governments. Key recommendations begin with a food fraud vulnerability assessment...

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