• Presentation: Food Fraud Overview at the Food and Ag SCC/GCC

    by John Spink • September 10, 2013 • 0 Comments

    Tuesday, September 20, 2013, Washington, DC — Later this morning I will be presenting Food Fraud Overview at the Food and Agriculture Sector Joint Quarterly Meeting.  This group organized under the US Critical Infrastructure Partnership Advisory Council  (CIPAC), which was created under Homeland Security Presidential Directive-7.  From the CIP website: “CIPAC  membership encompasses critical...

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    The Trophy Remains Elusive — A Review of the 2013 IFT Conference

    by John Spink • August 22, 2013 • 0 Comments

    Melamine, horsemeat, rat meat, Sudan red carcinogen colorant… we understand Food Fraud is an issue, but how big of an impact does it make?  How do we define the risk or vulnerability?  And probably more importantly… how do we define progress or “success”?  The presenters in the EMA sessions at the IFT 2013 conference...

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    Reminder: Please Contribute to the Food Fraud Risk Mindfulness Survey

    by John Spink • August 16, 2013 • 0 Comments

    This is a reminder about important Food Fraud research (details in a previous post, below).  Please take the time to participate in our Food Fraud Risk Mindfulness online survey.  We’ve had a great response so far, but are looking to increase the impact by including even more respondents.  In addition to sharing your insights on...

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    Food Fraud Executive Education: Seminar Oct. 22-23

    by John Spink • August 9, 2013 • 0 Comments

    So, you’re responsible for keeping horsemeat and melamine out of your product and your boss out of jail.  Do you focus on detection, deterrence, prevention, or all three at once?  Our next Food Fraud Executive Education is being offered here at MSU on October 22 and 23.  This will be my tenth time leading...

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