• Review – GFSI Guidance Document Version 7.1

    by John Spink • April 28, 2017 • 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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    Food Fraud Education Schedule – Quarterly Update

    by John Spink • April 27, 2017 • 0 Comments

    For GFSI, FSMA, Sarbanes-Oxley or other requirements, addressing Food Fraud is not optional.  Even if you have a low ‘fraud opportunity’ you must have a written document to support your claim. To not formally address Food Fraud could lead to a recall and could be a federal crime for your company… or YOU. The...

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    Announcement – New MSU Food Fraud Think Tank – Members include: Danone, Mars, Cargill, Wegmans, Mondelez and Hershey

    by John Spink • March 31, 2017 • 0 Comments

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Michigan State University announces the creation of the MSU Food Fraud Think Tank (FFTT). Founding members include Danone, Mars, Cargill, Wegmans, Mondelez and Hershey. Food Fraud is now a “thing” but needs a spark to transition to a globally harmonized “standard operating procedure.” Without a focused tangible effort the momentum may...

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