• Posts Tagged ‘Food Defense’

    Food as a Weapon – Re-Examining a Past Presentation at MSU by Col. Gary Vroegindewey

    by John Spink • February 12, 2014 • Blog • 0 Comments

    “Food as a Weapon” is a pretty strong statement.  We consumers have such a personal relationship with food that we constantly feel vulnerable.  With the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) draft rulemaking under public review, it is a good time to look back and gain some insight on our “Food Protection” roots.  Food Safety...

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    Does a Good Food Defense Program Help Prevent EMA? Maybe.

    by John Spink • November 13, 2013 • Blog • 0 Comments

    This is an excerpt of an email from a food industry leader.  If this person has this question then I’m sure many of you do as well.  The original question was: “Would a good food defense program help prevent ‘intentional adulteration’?” Answer:  Maybe.  Probably not yet… The “maybe” is based on questions of scope...

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    Does Traceability Really Help Fight Fraudsters?

    by John Spink • May 29, 2013 • Blog • 0 Comments

    Traceability – finding where the product has been, where it is going, or where it is right now – is increasing in importance for the food industry for a number of reasons.  Authentication – proving the product genuine or proving it fake – is also increasing in importance, especially when combined with traceability within...

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