• Posts Tagged ‘food fraud’

    Review – Codex and Food Fraud: MSU Public Comments and for Electronic Working Group Third Draft

    by John Spink • September 27, 2018 • Blog • 0 Comments

    Attached you will find our MSU-FFI public comments submitted to the U.S. Codex Delegation for consideration in the formal U.S. comments to the Codex EWG that is creating definitions for Food Fraud, Food Integrity, and Food Authenticity. Our MSU-FFI team is an active member of the U.S. Codex Delegation. New Public Comments – Link: http://foodfraud.msu.edu/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/Codex-public-comments-to-CCFICS-FIFA-MSU-FFI-v8.pdf...

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    FOR COMMENT – Glossary of Food Fraud-Related Terms (09/2018) = now over 800 entries, Please Participate

    by John Spink • September 24, 2018 • Blog • 0 Comments

      Please comment on this glossary expanded from over 250 to over 800 terms related to Food Fraud. The link to this Glossary is provided below. Globally there are many ongoing Food Fraud implementation activities, including work on the definitions. This is intended as a comprehensive resource to support those activities. Brain teaser: Food...

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    Review – FAO’s Overview of Food Fraud in the Fisheries Sector Report

    by John Spink • May 28, 2018 • Blog • 0 Comments

    A new 2018 FAO report, “Overview of Food Fraud in the Fisheries Sector,” presents a foundation and direction for the prevention of this type of food fraud. The report acknowledges the public health threat, negative impact on consumer confidence, and the enforcement challenge for governments. Key recommendations begin with a food fraud vulnerability assessment...

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    Review of GFSI Food Fraud Technical Document, May 2018

    by John Spink • May 17, 2018 • Blog • 0 Comments

    Last week on May 9, 2018, the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) published a Food Fraud Technical Document titled “Tackling Food Fraud Through Food Safety Management Systems,” which outlines the new compliance requirements. Some requirements may be surprising or lead to audit non-conformances but the basic principles are not new. In addition to this...

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    Food Fraud Education Schedule – Quarterly Update + FF Audit Guide MOOC Open

    by John Spink • May 9, 2018 • Blog • 0 Comments

    This is an overview of the MSU Food Fraud Initiative (FFI) current course offerings. These are all public course offerings so please feel free to forward to your colleagues, customers, suppliers or even auditors. MOOC Courses (free, massive open online courses which are two, 2-hour webinars plus readings, discussion boards, and an assessment): Topics...

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