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Food Quality: Do You Really Get What You Pay For?

Food quality: do you really get what you pay for?

When purchasing food products, consumers may take for granted that the information on the label accurately reflects the contents of the package. As they become more health conscious and aware of food quality, many are willing to pay more for what they perceive to be healthier, higher quality foods. Unfortunately, there are instances when consumers’ trust in the integrity and quality of the foods they buy is misplaced. Many common foods are among the most susceptible to adulteration.

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Food Fraud: What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You

Globalization of the food supply chain has introduced a diverse and affordable variety of delicious foods, but it has also increased the complexity of our food system, opening up new opportunities for food fraud. Learn more. 

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How Does Food Fraud Put Public Health at Risk?

Food Fraud Risk to Public Health

Food fraud tends to go largely unnoticed because fraudulent production methods are designed specifically to go undetected, and usually the adulterants aren’t harmful.  The key word is “usually,” because food fraud can lead (and has) to public health crises. Learn more.

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