Food

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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USP Quality Standards for Probiotics: Benefiting Consumers, Academia and Industry

USP Probiotic Standards

Quality plays an integral role in connecting medical research and manufacturing to healthcare practice and consumers. The growing study of the microbiome and the potential health benefits of probiotics offers a particularly timely and illustrative example. Learn about the quality standards USP has developed for probiotics and how they could be the unifying thread connecting clinical research to academia, industry and patients/consumers.

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