Food fraud - analytical tools

Project title: Mitigating food fraud - best use of analytical screening tools
Member Funded Research project number: 144035

Why are we undertaking this project?

Companies are required to comply with BRC Global Food Safety Standard Issue 8 by minimising the risk of purchasing fraudulent or adulterated food raw materials and to ensure that all product descriptions and claims are legal, accurate and verified. In some situations, suitable tools will be needed to test raw materials and ingredients at risk of adulteration or substitution.

What are we doing as part of this project?

Using analytical screening approaches to show best practice for preparation and use of authenticity test methods.

Analytical testing

Project Lead:
Helen Brown

Jan 2018 - Dec 2019

Steering MIG: Food and drink science

Project outputs

Related categories to this project

Analysis and testing Food safety management systems

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