Fraud

Meat was not among the top ten at-risk foods

EU highlights top ten foods at risk of fraud

By Caroline SCOTT-THOMAS

Olive oil, fish and organic foods are at the highest risk of food fraud in Europe, according to a new draft report from the European Union – but meat is not in the top ten, despite this year’s high-profile horse meat scandal.

PolyOne's Percept authentication technology suite is designed to protect food brands from fraud.

Authentication tech fights food fraud

By Jenni Spinner

PolyOne Corp. has launched an arsenal of technology products designed to help food manufacturers and brand owners protect products against fraud.

Food fraud: Which ingredients are most vulnerable?

Food fraud: Which ingredients are most vulnerable?

By Caroline SCOTT-THOMAS

You can’t paint a horse like a cow and expect people not to notice – but grind their meat into patties and it may be a different story. So what makes an ingredient vulnerable to food fraud?

Food industry welcomes EU package to tackle VAT fraud

Food industry welcomes EU package to tackle VAT fraud

By Caroline SCOTT-THOMAS

Industry trade group FoodDrinkEurope has welcomed an anti-VAT fraud package under discussion in the EU, saying that the food and drink sector is greatly impacted by VAT tax fraudsters.

Borrow Sherlock's magnifying glass to find food fraud, advised Wissenburg

‘Think like a criminal’ to beat food fraud, says Danone expert

By Caroline Scott-Thomas

The issue of food fraud has traditionally taken a backseat to wider food safety threats – but Europe’s horse meat scandal has underlined the threat it poses to food businesses, according to Danone’s corporate quality projects director Petra Wissenburg.

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