Food fraud

Expansion of the National Food Crime Unit

Sean Daly of the National Food Crime Unit describes how the NFCU will expand to help tackle food crime in the food sector.

Tackling fraud in the food supply chain (food crime) is a challenge for the whole food and drink industry. From farm to fork, the effects of food crime have the potential to impact everyone in the supply chain including suppliers, manufacturers, retailers and ultimately consumers.

New Head for Food Crime Unit

The FSA has appointed Andy Morling as Head of the Food Crime Unit.

Culture change

Professor Chris Elliott’s long awaited report on food fraud was published in September 2014. The report identifies eight recommendations or ‘pillars of food integrity’ that are interdependent.

Defining food fraud prevention to align food science and technology resources

John Spink, Christopher T. Elliott FIFST and Kevin Swoffer FIFST discuss food fraud and the key role of food scientists and technologists in supporting fraud prevention

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