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This project has received funding from the European Union's Seventh Framework Programme for research, technological development and demonstration under grant agreement no 613688

FoodIntegrity

FoodIntegrity 'the state of being whole, entire, or undiminished or in perfect condition'. Providing assurance to consumers and other stakeholders about the safety, authenticity and quality of European food (integrity) is of prime importance in adding value to the European Agri-food economy.

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News

Call for Voluntary Country of Origin Labelling Fails – 09 February 2016

Call for Voluntary Country of Origin Labelling Fails – 09 February 2016

74% of chicken and 57% of pork products have no country of origin labelling, while sandwiches’ results are even more appalling, at 92% unlabelled.

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Bubble, Bubble, Champagne in trouble – 08 February 2016

Bubble, Bubble, Champagne in trouble – 08 February 2016

Italian authorities seize thousands of bottles, labels and boxes of fake "Moët & Chandon” Champagne.

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“Lobster” on the menu? – 08 February 2016

“Lobster” on the menu? – 08 February 2016

35% of “lobster” samples from 28 different restaurants turned out to be a cheap substitute.

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Ho Chi Minh City’s Fake Beef – 05 February 2016

Ho Chi Minh City’s Fake Beef – 05 February 2016

755 kg of pork coloured and ready for sale as beef, 1,180 kg of pork waiting to be “treated” and 1.7 kg of chemicals stored for future use.

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Hazardous Coloured Olives and more – 04 February 2016

Hazardous Coloured Olives and more – 04 February 2016

10 tons of olives coloured with a copper chlorophyllin complex and 2,000 tons of olive oil falsely labelled as Italian have been seized during the “Mamma Mia” operation.

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UK’s first universal food traceability scheme – 03 February 2016

UK’s first universal food traceability scheme – 03 February 2016

Farmers in the UK are set to launch the first food traceability scheme on 19th February 2016.

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Egyptian committee for food safety law – 26 January 2016

Egyptian committee for food safety law – 26 January 2016

Food Safety Authority of Egypt states that there is a crisis in Egypt’s food market in light of poor oversight. The president has instructed the formation of a new committee...

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Glasgow food businesses remain at risk of food crime – 25 January 2016

Glasgow food businesses remain at risk of food crime – 25 January 2016

Recent allegations investigated by health officers included: supply of meat by unregistered traders, supply of meat without any health marks & street-trading of meat from unmarked vans

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Coordinated EU monitoring to assess the authenticity of fish and honey – 21 January 2016

Coordinated EU monitoring to assess the authenticity of fish and honey – 21 January 2016

Preliminary results revealed that 6% of fish samples did not conform to the labelled species, while 19% of honey samples did not comply with the marketing standard.

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44.9% of samples failing tests – 18 January 2016

44.9% of samples failing tests – 18 January 2016

India’s Food Safety and Drugs Administration’s tests have found that 44.9% of food samples were substandard or unfit for consumption. Many cases were registered and other people were fined.

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Azure Restaurant & Bar busted for false representations – 15 January 2016

Azure Restaurant & Bar busted for false representations – 15 January 2016

Ordinary steak sold as Wagyu, Quaker Oats sold as homemade granola and bottled juice represented as fresh-squeezed in a high end restaurant in Toronto.

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RELEASED TODAY: 3rd FoodIntegrity Newsletter

RELEASED TODAY: 3rd FoodIntegrity Newsletter

Project Highlights, Project Results, Procurement update and more... Follow the link below.

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Events

3rd FoodIntegrity Conference from 6 to 7 April 2016 - Prague

3rd FoodIntegrity Conference from 6 to 7 April 2016 - Prague

Registration for this event is now OPEN, please follow the links below.

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Seminar on Tackling Food Fraud: Friday 13 May 2016

Seminar on Tackling Food Fraud: Friday 13 May 2016

Location: Campden BRI, Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire, GL55 6LD, UK

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“Geographic Origin and Authenticity of Food Products: from Tools to Legislation” Workshop

“Geographic Origin and Authenticity of Food Products: from Tools to Legislation” Workshop

DATE: 4th July 2016, LOCATION: Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal

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Rapid Methods Europe 2016

Rapid Methods Europe 2016

Food, Feed and Water Analysis - Human and Animal Diagnostics - Amsterdam, The Netherlands - 07 to 09 November 2016

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