• Posts Tagged ‘food fraud’

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

    by John Spink • January 18, 2017 • Blog • 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 • Blog • 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 • Blog • 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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    “Food Fraud 20 Questions”: Document Fraud – Concerns and Countermeasures

    by John Spink • November 10, 2016 • Blog • 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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    FDA “Request for Comment” on FSMA Hazard Disclosure (or Not) – Regarding Food Fraud and EMA

    by John Spink • November 2, 2016 • Blog • 0 Comments

    Earlier this week FDA released “Describing a Hazard That Needs Control in Documents Accompanying the Food, as Required by Four Rules Implementing the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act: Guidance for Industry.” This was officially published in the Federal Register on October 31, 2016. Food Fraud (or EMA) was not directly addressed. This only defines...

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