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Title : ‘Think like a criminal’ to beat food fraud, says Danone expert
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Source : FoodNavigator.com
Year : 2013
Link : https://www.foodnavigator.com/Article/2013/03/11/Think-like-a-criminal-to-beat-food-fraud-says-Danone-expert
Country : World
Commodity: All Food
Abstract: Speaking at the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) conference in Barcelona last week, Wissenburg said food companies need to change the way they think about adulteration in order to catch fraudsters in the supply chain.“The food supply is becoming more global and these are challenging economic times,”​ she said, adding that the weak economy has been a big factor in escalating food fraud concerns. Increased pressure on food and drink makers to cut costs applies to ingredient suppliers too, and with complex supply chains comes greater risk that a product may have been adulterated at some point along the way from the farm gate to the factory.“It is very important to know what drives a criminal,”​ said Wissenburg. “ What are the opportunities to swap one ingredient for another? What are the expensive ingredients?