Food Fraud: A Global Threat With Public Health and Economic Consequences

Big_Data_Grapes_Hellberg.pdfJohn Stoitsis and Michalis Papakonstantinou from Agroknow (Coordinator partner of the BigDataGrapes project), exploit the results of the BigDataGrapes project and contribute at the book "Food Fraud: A Global Threat With Public Health and Economic Consequences", providing advanced information for food fraud detection in the meat and poultry products. Moreover, they analysed the best risk mitigation strategies based on critical big data of the sector.

Abou the Book
"Food Fraud: A Global Threat With Public Health and Economic Consequences" serves as a practical resource on the topic of food fraud prevention and compliance with regulatory and industry standards. It includes a brief overview of the history of food fraud, current challenges, and vulnerabilities faced by the food industry, and requirements for compliance with regulatory and industry standards on mitigating vulnerability to food fraud, with a focus on the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) Benchmarking Requirements. The book also provides individual chapters dedicated to specific commodities or sectors of the food industry known to be affected by fraud, with a focus on specific vulnerabilities to fraud, the main types of fraud committed, analytical methods for detection, and strategies for mitigation. The book provides an overview of food fraud mitigation strategies applicable to the food industry and guidance on how to start the process of mitigating the vulnerability to food fraud. The intended audience for this book includes food industry members, food safety and quality assurance practitioners, food science researchers and professors, students, and members of regulatory agencies.