• Review of the UK Elliott Interim Report on Food Fraud

    by John Spink • January 30, 2014 • 0 Comments

    The UK is taking a serious look at Food Fraud laws and regulations.  It’s encouraging that many of the global agency and industry reports are focusing on the same broad concepts as well as having a distinct focus on prevention – from the start we are harmonizing the terminology and approaches.  This UK report...

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    Review: GAO Report on FDA and Economically Motivated Adulteration

    by John Spink • January 11, 2014 • 0 Comments

    Food-related Economically Motivated Adulteration (EMA) is a complex topic that has been discussed widely here in the US and now globally.  There are a range of industry and government regulations and reports that are beginning to address the topic.  It is one thing to try to interpret the text and the intent of a...

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    Is Food Fraud Under Food Defense, Food Safety, or Neither? A Review of the New FSMA Draft Rulemaking

    by John Spink • December 26, 2013 • 0 Comments

    This is an overview of the FDA draft rulemaking released last Friday on “Focused Mitigation Strategies to Protect Food Against Intentional Adulteration ” – the FDA press release title was the “New Food Defense Rule ”.  We are pleased that several of our research articles were referenced and contributed to the discussion.  We will...

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