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    Open Registration: September MSU Food Fraud Programs: Food Fraud Business Sep 27-28-29, and Food Fraud Initial Screening (FFIS) Vulnerability Workshop Sep 29-30

    by John Spink • August 21, 2016 • Blog • 0 Comments

    EDUCATION PROGRAMS ANNOUNCEMENT Food Fraud Business Executive Education Short Course September 27-28-29, MSU, – OPEN REGISTRATION February 7-8-9, 2017, MSU Food Fraud Initial Screening (FFIS) Vulnerability Workshop September 29 – 30, MSU, 1 PM to 1 PM – OPEN REGISTRATION October 6 – 7, MSU, 1 PM to 1 PM (tentative) October 27 –...

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    UPDATES: MSU Food Fraud Programs March 21-22/23-24: Food Fraud and Quantifying Food Risk

    by John Spink • February 22, 2016 • Blog • 0 Comments

    Executive Education Updates: Food Fraud regulatory and certification compliance is now clearly defined by FDA and GFSI – with implementation dates as soon as 12 months. September Session: There is still some space in our March 21-24, 2016 sessions of Food Fraud Basics and Quantifying Food Risk Quantifying Food Risk program – ‘Invitation Only’:...

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    GFSI Update #1 – Notes from Today’s Food Fraud Presentations at the GFSI/ Consumer Goods Forum

    by John Spink • March 10, 2013 • Blog • 0 Comments

    (Written March 6) About an hour ago we finished the Food Fraud breakout session at the GFSI/Consumer Goods Forum here in Barcelona. The session was convened by GFSI Chair Yves Rey (Corporate Quality General Manager, Danone Group).  I presented Defining Food Fraud, Petra Wissenburg (Corporate Quality Director, Danone) presented an update on the Food...

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    The Impact of the Horse Meat Scandal on the Food Industry

    by John Spink • March 5, 2013 • Blog • 0 Comments

    The horse meat Food Fraud incident exposes a big vulnerability in the supply chain: all the best analytics and logistical optimization doesn’t help if the product is bad. While many fraudsters are unsophisticated and opportunistic, others thoroughly examine the entire network from re-packaging through quality control testing. Both the horse meat and past melamine...

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