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NFCU Industry Newsletter June 2022
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 08-07-2022

This newsletter is intended to keep you informed of what the National Food Crime Unit (NFCU) believe to be the current issues that are affecting the food industry. It aims to improve awareness of significant or new trends in the food industry in order to strengthen the overall response to food crime.

The newsletter is available to FoodAuthenticity members by kind permission of the FSA National Food Crime Unit, but is not intended for onward dissemination. Please contact the NFCU Outreach Team if you would like others to receive this newsletter at: NFCU.Outreach@food.gov.uk.

In this June 2022 Newsletter:

 

  • An Update on the Network's Centres of Expertise (CoEs)
  • New Food Security Resource Base
  • CoE Profile - Bangor University
  • Under Pressure: Fraud in the Food Industry by Tenet Law
  • Food Most Reported as Fraudulent - Karen Everstine, FoodChain ID
  • Government Chemist Publishes Scientific Paper on Honey Authentication
  • Joint Knowledge Transfer Framework for Food Standards and Food Safety Analysis
  • Food Authenticity Network 2021 Annual Summary

European Distribution Fraud (EDF) is where an individual or group, imitates the details of a legitimate company, to pass credit checks and purchase goods. Once they have received the goods, they become uncontactable leaving the supplier to face a financial loss. EDF can be committed in many ways depending on the individuals, while some attempts are more blatant others are more strategically planned.

This document is designed to help protect businesses from becoming a victim of EDF by sharing best practice. Shared below are checks you may wish to add into your current procedures, to protect your business and enable you to recognise the signs of EDF attempts.

This newsletter is intended to keep you informed of what the National Food Crime Unit (NFCU) believe to be the current issues that are affecting the food industry. It aims to improve awareness of significant or new trends in the food industry in order to strengthen the overall response to food crime.

The newsletter is available to FoodAuthenticity members by kind permission of the FSA National Food Crime Unit, but is not intended for onward dissemination. Please contact the NFCU Outreach Team if you would like others to receive this newsletter at: NFCU.Outreach@food.gov.uk.

This newsletter is intended to keep you informed of what the National Food Crime Unit (NFCU) believe to be the current issues that are affecting the food industry. It aims to improve awareness of significant or new trends in the food industry in order to strengthen the overall response to food crime.

The newsletter is available to FoodAuthenticity members by kind permission of the FSA National Food Crime Unit, but is not intended for onward dissemination. Please contact the NFCU Outreach Team if you would like others to receive this newsletter at: NFCU.Outreach@food.gov.uk.

For 2021, the Executive Team have prepared a poster style Annual Summary of Network activities, which has been agreed by the Network's Advisory Board. The summary contains the progress in becoming a global network, including the activities of the Team and Chair of the Advisory Board in global standards organisations and national and international events. It summarises the new content put on the website in terms of news items and events. In other activities, a review of global food fraud definitions was undertaken and published on the website, and 3 new Centres of Expertise (CoE) have been added to the network of CoE laboratories.

This newsletter is intended to keep you informed of what the National Food Crime Unit (NFCU) believe to be the current issues that are affecting the food industry. It aims to improve awareness of significant or new trends in the food industry in order to strengthen the overall response to food crime.

The newsletter is available to FoodAuthenticity members by kind permission of the FSA National Food Crime Unit, but is not intended for onward dissemination. Please contact the NFCU Outreach Team if you would like others to receive this newsletter.

Food Authenticity Newsletter October 2021

2021 Qtr edition of the Food Crime Unit's Industry Newsletter [Welsh edition]

2021 Qtr 1 edition of the Food Crime Unit's Industry Newsletter.

April 2021 monthly highlights
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 02-05-2021

Regular monthly highlights for April 2021 in pdf form.

 

Food Authenticity UK newsletter for January 2021