• Review – New FSSC 22000 Version 4 Regarding Food Fraud and Food Defense

    by John Spink • December 23, 2016 • 0 Comments

    Question: Are you compliant with the Food Fraud requirements of the new FSSC 22000 standard — maybe, but probably not yet. Yesterday FSSC released their new Version 4 which follows GFSI direction to require (1) a Food Fraud Vulnerability Assessment (FFVA) and (2) a Food Fraud Prevention Strategy. Addressing Food Fraud in separate assessments...

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    2017 MSU Food Fraud Education Programs Announcement

    by John Spink • December 22, 2016 • 0 Comments

    Question: are you compliant with current FSMA and GFSI requirements for Food Fraud?  Including a Food Fraud Vulnerability Assessment for all types of Food Fraud and all products including ingredients and packaged goods? If not, then see below… Food Fraud Business Executive Education Short Course February 7-8-9*, 2017, MSU– OPEN REGISTRATION July 18-19-20*, 2017,...

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    Survey Results – FDA “Request for Comment” on FSMA Hazard Disclosure (or Not) – Regarding Food Fraud and EMA

    by John Spink • November 29, 2016 • 0 Comments

    This is a follow-up to our recent blog post that included a survey. The survey results summarized below will also be included in our formal public comments to FDA. Summary (150-word-brief):  This is a summary of our survey results. The FSMA guidance was clear, although there are ongoing FSMA concerns. While the new requirements...

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    “Food Fraud 20 Questions”: Document Fraud – Concerns and Countermeasures

    by John Spink • November 10, 2016 • 0 Comments

    This is our second “Food Fraud 20 Questions” survey, which covers Document Fraud – Concerns and Countermeasures. This is a 5-10 minute online, confidential, anonymous survey. Please participate or forward it to others as you see fit. Your involvement will help you by creating research and reports that help you reduce your “fraud opportunity.”...

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