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UK public laboratory finds widespread food fraud

Almost 40 percent of samples analyzed by the lab were mislabeled.
Almost 40 percent of samples analyzed by the lab were mislabeled.
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Chinese officials arrest food fraudsters who injected lamb with pond water

Seven people in southern Guangdong province have been arrested, according to reports.

Seven people in southern Guangdong province have been arrested, according to reports.


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Wal Mart recalls donkey meat after positive test for other animal DNA

The incident occurred in eastern Shandong province.
The incident occurred in eastern Shandong province.
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Fears over food safety on the rise in China

A new study shows food safety is the fastest growing concern in the nation.

Food safety scandals have plagued China in recent years.


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UK's National Audit Office warns budget cuts make another horsemeat scandal more likely

The cuts mean fewer testing while reports of food fraud are up by two-thirds.
The cuts mean fewer testing while reports of food fraud are up by two-thirds.
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Preventing economically motivated adulteration

Unfortunately, people and pets sometimes get hurt by consuming contaminated food and beverage products passed off as the real things.

Producers should set up an action plan, and be sure to verify all ingredients and food products before use. 


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UK committee says horse meat contamination likely fraud; food testing facility decline a concern

A new report blames elements of the food industry seeking to make a profit despite traceability requirements for last year’s scandal.

The UK’s Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee also calls for increased authenticity testing for meat.


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Dutch meat wholesaler accused of horse meat fraud

Authorities say his company sold around 300 tons of horse meat as beef.
Authorities say his company sold around 300 tons of horse meat as beef.
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Pomegranate juice: Is it real?

While California is now a major supplier of pomegranate juice, the rest of it originates in Middle East countries, but is not likely to be purchased directly from them.

Are consumers getting what they’re supposed to when they buy pomegranate juice?


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Blue Diamond Growers was chosen as Food Engineering's 2014 Plant of the Year. The Sacramento-based company is the world’s largest producer of almonds and almond ingredients.

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Burns & McDonnell project manager RJ Hope and senior project engineer Justin Hamilton discuss the distinctions between Food Safety and Food Defense as well as the implications for food manufacturers of the Food Safety Modernization Act.
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