Food

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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Adulteration of Food Ingredients and Dietary Supplements Focus of USP Workshop

Adulteration of Food Ingredients and Dietary Supplements Workshop

Global food and dietary supplement experts to gather Dec. 3–4 for workshop on economically motivated adulterationa and fraud. Organized by USP, American Botanical Council, and Food Protection and Defense Institute, the event will feature new tools and standards for identification and mitigation.

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