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Clean label: not so clean as claimed

A warning to all producers who are busy making their food products 'clean label'. Food additives that have not been approved are not allowed to be sold or used in foodstuffs. The NVWA ('Dutch Food and Consumer Product Sa..

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Batch of shrimp destroyed in fraud investigations

01 October 2020

The Dutch Food and Consumer Product Safety Authority (NVWA) has instructed a trader in shrimp to destroy a batch of 10,500 kilos of shrimp because the origin of the shrimp could not be proven with the necessary documenta...

Scammers active on behalf of the trade journal Voedingsindustrie

15 April 2020

As a loyal relation of the trade journal 'Voedingsindustrie', I want to warn you about scammers. Four advertisers have already been approached to place an ad and have been completely misled. Fortunately, they didn't agre...

Sales trick with domain names, don't fall for it!

20 May 2019

Everyone must be visible on the Internet. You are based in the Netherlands and have chosen a domain name that ends in .nl or you go for the international image with .com. Then, on Friday afternoon, you'll suddenly be ...

Vijf genomineerde Liegebeestverkiezing

14 August 2018

De Liegebeestverkiezing van Wakker Dier wordt dit jaar voor de tiende keer georganiseerd. Het doel van de verkiezing is misleiding en leugenachtige claims over dierenwelzijn tegen te gaan. De genomineerden voor dit jaar ...

Business identity fraud

10 July 2017

If you have experienced a fraudster posing as your company to send emails to customers, make purchases, apply for loans or communicate via social media, then you are a victim of business identity fraud. This is the faste...

Claims: useful or misleading?

06 March 2017

Consumers are increasingly aware of the link between their diet and their health. Claims can help them to make the right food choices for them. Many manufacturers also regard claims as a handy marketing tool. Whether int...

Combat food fraud: Think like a criminal!

07 February 2017

As part of the war on food fraud, it has recently become mandatory for companies to perform a Food Fraud Vulnerability Assessment to check how well protected they are against food fraud. Forming part of quality systems s...

Van industrie 4.0 tot voedselfraude

13 September 2016

Tijdens MFC-Event op 19 en 20 september a.s. in Evenementenhal Gorinchem kunnen bezoekers gratis deelnemen aan een boeiend lezingenprogramma met uiteenlopende sprekers. Er komen onderwerpen aan bod voor foodondernemers d...

Asbest: Dwangsom bij overtredingen

14 June 2016

De Inspectie Leefomgeving en Transport (ILT) voert sinds medio 2014 inspecties uit met betrekking tot asbest bij bedrijven met industriële installaties. Destijds bleek uit inspecties bij de geïnspecteerde bedrijven dat d...

Van Dam says: overhaul the food system

08 March 2016

There is broad support from 22 EU Member States plus Norway and Switzerland, the international world of business and healthcare patient organisations for gradually making food products healthier by reducing salt, saturat...

Fake caviar

30 June 2015

The abuse of brand names is nothing new; customs officials regularly intercept shipments of fake handbags, shoes and gadgets. However, the fact that foodstuffs are also faked is news to many people. Europol, the European...

Testmethoden tegen fraude met komijn

10 March 2015

Met de recente terugroepingen in Groot-Brittanië van gemalen komijn door de FSA (Food Standards Agency) vanwege het aantreffen van ongeëtiketteerd pinda-eiwit, staat voedselfraude weer hoog op de agenda. Om merken van pr...

EP: A tougher stance on food fraud

02 January 2014

Recent cases of food fraud, such as the horsemeat scandal, show that  the EU needs to review the operation of the food chain, carry out better  inspections and tighten the rules on labelling. This is the stance  taken by...