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    Beware the Black Swans of Food Fraud!

    by John Spink • May 15, 2013 • Blog • 0 Comments

    No, Black Swans are not the next Food Fraud incident. Black Swan events are extreme events that are not foreseen, but if they occur could have catastrophic results, and in hindsight could have been seen coming (see The Black  Swan by Nicholas Taleb). Black Swan events are the types of threats that led to...

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    Food Fraud Prevention – Not Exciting or Urgent, but Critical

    by John Spink • May 8, 2013 • Blog • 0 Comments

    No one gets a trophy for implementing a preventative program.  Acts of heroism are defined in crisis moments, not in a strategic, methodical development of a prevention plan.  While that is understood, the adage “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure” still holds true here.  Combating Food Fraud is an effort...

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    Rats! More Food Fraud. (No Really, Rat Meat!)

    by John Spink • May 5, 2013 • Blog • 0 Comments

    Rat meat Food Fraud should not be unexpected… but the Food Fraud incidents are getting to be what the New York Times stated as “…new depths of disgust.”  We know there has been meat protein fraud, rats are a meat protein option in many parts of the world, and there are reports of global...

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    What Fraudsters Will Learn at the Food Safety Summit

    by John Spink • April 24, 2013 • Blog • 0 Comments

    If “counterfeiters attend anti-counterfeit conferences” then Food Fraudsters will be attending the Food Safety Summit next week in Baltimore. We just need to be aware of this and continue to raise the bar. There will be plenty of Food Fraud insights gained from what is said – and what isn’t said – in the...

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