• Posts Tagged ‘gfsi’

    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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    GFSI Direction on Food Fraud and Vulnerability Assessment (VACCP)

    by John Spink • May 8, 2014 • Blog • 0 Comments

    In February 2014 the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) presented their direction for including Food Fraud in their Food Safety Management System.  They have adopted a holistic Food Fraud scope and have shifted their focus from risks to vulnerabilities.  As I’ve mentioned before, as an industry we’re fortunate that there’s so much coordination so...

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    The Impact of Prevention Defines the Value of Enforcement and Prosecution

    by John Spink • October 17, 2013 • Blog • 0 Comments

    Reflections on my week here at the Interpol 2013 International Law Enforcement Intellectual Crime Conference, Dublin, Ireland Food Fraud is a focus of Interpol, and the next big food crime Operation Opson  already has 32 countries participating.  The increasing impact on public health is being felt, which is providing a significant opportunity to further understand food...

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    Food Fraud Executive Education: Seminar Oct. 22-23

    by John Spink • August 9, 2013 • Blog • 0 Comments

    So, you’re responsible for keeping horsemeat and melamine out of your product and your boss out of jail.  Do you focus on detection, deterrence, prevention, or all three at once?  Our next Food Fraud Executive Education is being offered here at MSU on October 22 and 23.  This will be my tenth time leading...

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