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Food Fraud

New study finds a 60% increase in food fraud from last year! Be careful what you eat — olive oil, milk, saffron, honey, and coffee are the most common fraud foods. To learn more please visit foodfraud.org.

U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) defines food fraud as: “the fraudulent addition of nonauthentic substances or removal or replacement of authentic substances without the purchaser’s knowledge for economic gain to the seller.”

And it’s not just in U.S. Read the previous blog post about substitution of horse meat into hamburger beef patties in the UK!