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

    by John Spink • July 2, 2017 • Blog • 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 • Blog • 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 • Blog • 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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    Review – GFSI Guidance Document Version 7.1

    by John Spink • April 28, 2017 • Blog • 0 Comments

    Yesterday the GFSI Benchmarking Requirements (Guidance Document) Version 7.1 was published soon after Version 7 was published February 27, 2017. Regarding Food Fraud, there were NO modifications or clarifications. Link: http://www.mygfsi.com/news-resources/news/press-releases/670-version-7-1-of-gfsi-s-benchmarking-requirements-furthering-harmonisation.html The GFSI press release mentioned that the changes that were made are important due to discussions with FDA regarding the Food Safety Modernization...

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