Food fraud – Does the punishment fit the crime?

Foodex 2016

Food fraud – Does the punishment fit the crime?

By Jenny Eagle

More education needs to be done in the supply chain and to promote the pattern of sharing information in the fight against food fraud, according to Prof Tony Hines, director, Global Regulatory Services and Crisis Management, Leatherhead Food Research.

30% of honey products analysed were bulked out with cheap sugar syrups.

Food fraud: Honey a monster; fish better schooled

By David Burrows

Levels of fish fraud across the EU have fallen to below 6%. But initial results for honey suggest 19% – and perhaps even up to 32% – of products tested are not compliant with EU food regulations.


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