The results of the FSA's most recent surveillance testing project of food and beverages are published here.  This covers retail samples (including online sales) purchased in October 2022 by various local authorities in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.  It included authenticity testing on 437 samples including meat and meat products, herbs and spices, basmati rice, coffee, cheese and olive oil.   97% were reported as authentic and two reported as inconclusive. The main commodities with authenticity issues identified were oregano with 13% of samples containing other leaf types and basmati rice with 10% of the basmati rice samples reported as having been adulterated with non-basmati rice varieties or in one instance having no approved basmati varieties at all.

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