The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has recently published its latest Food Fraud Annual Report, which offers a summary of the activities carried out during the 2021-2022 fiscal year.
Food f [...]
A group of researchers from the Experimental Chemistry Laboratory of the Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale delle Venezie (IZSVe), in collaboration with leading companies in the food sector and in the global [...]
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has recently released the results of a testing activity focused on economically motivated adulteration (EMA) of imported honey, revealing that 10% of the tested samples [...]
Operation OPSON XI has led to the seizure of almost 27 000 tons and 15 million liters of counterfeit food and beverages.
The operation, which took place between December 2021 and May 2022, was led in Europe by [...]
The Nordic Council of Ministers has recently published the results of a joint assessment of food fraud covering four sectors in some European nordic countries.
Food fraud has become an troubling issue throughou [...]
After the wave of cases of listeriosis that hit Italy (90 hospitalized, 3 deaths), the Ministero della Salute (Ministry of Health) has ordered investigations throughout the country to verify the correct m [...]
The German magazine Öko-Test, a well-known magazine that carries out comparative tests, conducted a new analysis on packaged honey sold in German supermarkets, finding pesticides poisonous to bees, as well [...]
The UK Government Chemist team, hosted at LGC, has recently published two scientific papers about the increasing complexity of honey authentication.
A story that appeared in the UK media in Novemb [...]
Eleven out of the 30 extra virgin olive oils evaluated by Altroconsumo - the largest independent consumer organization in Italy - had faults relating to organoleptic qualities (aroma and taste) that would preve [...]
The findings of the first coordinated control plan on the authenticity of herbs and spices in the Europeam market has recently been released by the European Commission. The oregano supply chain was the most sus [...]
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