Food Fraud and Authenticity service
Consumers need to be sure about the quality and origin of the foods they eat. Food frauds jeopardize product authenticity, cause economic damage and can pose a risk to consumers’ health.
Mérieux NutriSciences offers food companies a long-standing scientific expertise to prevent and reduce food adulteration to safeguard food authenticity.
Food Fraud is the deliberate production and/or commercialization of non-compliant food for economic gain that could impact consumers’ health.
According to GFSI, frauds can be of different nature:
When dealing with Food Fraud and Authenticity, there are many issues to consider, that require an integrated approach on a case-by-case basis, by considering the product, the specific food chain, the historical data, the socio-economic trends, etc.
Mérieux NutriSciences offers a 360° service to prevent Food Fraud and effectively safeguard the Company brand, by delivering high-standard solutions in terms of consulting and testing.
Our full service ranges from the active monitoring of food frauds and alerts across the world with dedicated consulting to assess the risk, to the design of preventive measures and mitigation plans, and the delivery of customized analytical protocols to tackle adulteration.