FAO publishes Food Fraud Toolkit for Asia Pacific

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations published a Food Fraud Technical Toolkit which describes the intention, detection and management of food adulteration in Asia Pacific. Food fraud with all its dangers to human and animal health and well-being is quite common in today’s global supply chains, for example through the introduction of harmful substances such as allergens. This paper shows technologies and tools to uncover and prevent food fraud. Some examples are updated labelling regulations, mobile testing devices, DNA barcoding and other laboratory methods, and increase of consumer protection.

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Posted on 25 March 2021