• Posts Tagged ‘gfsi’

    Review – Food Fraud Topics from the 3rd GFSI China Focus Day, Beijing

    by John Spink • September 18, 2014 • Blog • 0 Comments

    There was an incredibly open and direct conversation about Food Fraud prevention at the GFSI China Focus Day (August 26-27, Beijing). Food Fraud prevention was positioned at this event as a – and maybe “the” – top food industry issue.   Food Fraud incidents are undermining the other successes in food quality, food safety, and...

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    Presentation: Food Fraud Vulnerability Assessment Foundation at the GFSI China Focus Day, Beijing & Korean Society for Food Science and Technology, Gwangju Korea

    by John Spink • August 24, 2014 • Blog • 0 Comments

    This is an advance copy of my Food Fraud Overview presentation  at the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) China Focus Day, Beijing which is being held August 26-27, 2014. This includes our latest research on how incident clustering fits into the evaluation of the fraud opportunity, which is the theoretical foundation for a Food...

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    GFSI Releases Food Fraud Position Paper — Time to Act!

    by John Spink • July 15, 2014 • Blog • 0 Comments

    Earlier tonight the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) Board released their position paper on Food Fraud prevention.  The GFSI Food Fraud Think Tank, created in 2012, was identified as a key contributor in the development of their position.  The Think Tank included our MSU Food Fraud initiative, Danone, Royal Ahold, Eurofins, Walmart, and Inscatech....

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    Food Fraud Prevention Insights for Technology Innovation – Presentation at UK/FERA and EU/DG-SANCO Meetings

    by John Spink • June 7, 2014 • Blog • 0 Comments

    This is a copy of my presentation for June 11 at 11am at the FERA/JIFSAN symposium in York, UK: http://foodfraud.msu.edu/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/MSU-FFI-FERA-JIFSAN-2014.pdf.   Neil Marshall, Global Director of Quality & Food Safety for Coca-Cola and Vice-Chair of GFSI, is scheduled right after me and will present on “Food Fraud and the Industry Response.”  Markus Lipp of the...

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    USP’s Comments to FDA on ‘Intentional Adulteration’ and ‘Economically Motivated Adulteration’

    by John Spink • June 4, 2014 • Blog • 0 Comments

    US Pharmacopeia (USP) recommends the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) adopt a ‘hybrid’ framework to address combating Economically Motivated Adulteration (EMA) – a sub-category of Food Fraud – separate from preventative controls (Food Safety) or catastrophic events (Food Defense). USP, and their Food Chemicals Codex, is an important stakeholder in protecting the global...

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