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The European Commission's Joint Research Centre (JRC) has published its September 2021 Food Fraud Summary reporting food fraud incidents and investigations from around the world. These have been kindly represented as an infographic above by our Member Bruno Séchet, and thanks for allowing us to share it with the rest of the Network.

In addition to the news items above, there are also references to some interesting articles including an article on fraud in the honey sector, mislabelled fresh fruit and vegetables in Italy, and fraud in the global wine sector.

You can read JRC's Summary here

 

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The European Commission's Joint Research Centre (JRC) has published its July-August 2021 Food Fraud Monthly Summary reporting food fraud incidents and investigations from around the world. These have been kindly represented as an infographic above by our Member Bruno Séchet and thanks for allowing us to share it with the rest of the Network.

In addition to the news items above, there are also references to many interesting articles including an overview of blockchain, guidelines against fraud for tea and herbs, and a recent WWF report on sharkmeat.

You can download the July-Aug 2021 Food Fraud Summary here

 

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The European Commission's Joint Research Centre (JRC) has published its May 2021 Food Fraud Monthly Summary reporting food fraud incidents and investigations from around the world.

Food fraud cases reported in May:

  • Honey
  • Royal jelly
  • Herbs
  • Spices
  • Fish
  • Fish products
  • Bivalve molluscs and products thereof
  • Fats
  • Oils
  • Meat
  • Meat products
  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Fish
  • Fish products
  • Fruit
  • Vegetables, and other.
 

 

Thanks again to our Member Bruno Séchet for creating this infographic and allowing us to share it with the rest of the Network.

You can download the April 2021 Summary here

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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The European Commission's Joint Research Centre (JRC) has published its April 2021 Food Fraud Monthly Summary reporting food fraud incidents and investigations from around the world.

In addition to the above, there are four interesting reports/review referenced in the Summary. There is an overview of frauds in the olive oil sector. The Italian Government has issued a report on the controls against fraud in 2020 leading to the seizure of 22 million kg of products worth Euros 21 million. The US International Trade Commission estimates that in 2019, the US imported seafood caught via illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing estimated to be worth Euros 2 billion. Europol has published its EU Serious Organised Crime 2021 Report analysing the infiltration of organised crime in the food sector. 

Thanks again to our Member Bruno Séchet for creating this infographic and allowing us to share it with the rest of the Network.

You can download the April 2021 Summary here

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JRC March 2021 Food Fraud Monthly Summary

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The European Commission's Joint Research Centre (JRC) has published its March 2021 Food Fraud Monthly Summary reporting food fraud incidents and investigations from around the world. 

Thanks again to our Member Bruno Séchet for creating this infographic and allowing us to share it with the rest of the Network

Read the March 2021 Summary here

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The Joint Research Center (JRC) of the European Commission has published its Monthly Food Fraud Summary for November 2020.

Thanks again to our Member Bruno Séchet for creating this fantastic infographic and allowing us to share with the rest of the Network 😁.

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JRC (the European Commission's Joint Research Centre) has published its latest April 2018 summary of articles about food fraud and adulteration from around the world. In this month's summary, there are 13 articles including 2 major incidents of fraud. One was by wine producers in Medoc region adding sugar to the grape must to boost alcohol content in 2016. The other was the use of Danish Duroc boars to produce the pigs to make the PDO Prosciutto di Parma and San Daniele, where only Italian breeds are allowed. Production of these two products has been suspended for 6 months. 

Read the April summary here

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JRC has published its monthly summary on articles covering food fraud and adulteration. In this September issue, there are articles on frauds involving Guatemalan coffee beans, tuna treated with beet and vegetable broths high in nitrites, and PGI wines in the Venice area.

Read the full summary of articles at: September JRC Fraud Summary

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JRC (the EU Commission's Joint Research Centre) has just published a report summarising 20 years of EU funded projects on the development of emerging technologies to identify fish species and improve fish trade traceability. The report covers methods based on DNA amplification, DNA sequencing, DNA arrays, proteomics and chemical profiling.

Read the report at: JRC fish species report

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