• Publication – The Economics of a Food Fraud Incident – Case Studies and Examples, Including Melamine in Wheat Gluten

    by John Spink • January 18, 2017 • 0 Comments

    We all know Food Fraud occurs for economic gain, but it is more complex than just “profit margin” or “commodity price swings.” Reviewing the incidents provides insight on exactly how and where bad guys are attacking… which is critical to prevention and selecting countermeasures. New Publication: The Economics of a Food Fraud Incident –...

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    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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