Sixty Percent (60%) Increase in Food Fraud

Increase in Food Fraud

By No Name Attorney and GeoBeatsNews

Food processors are feeling the economic pinch and some of them are sidelining their ethics as food fraud is increasing.

The U.S. Pharacopeial Convention’s food fraud report database increased approximately 60% in the last year.

Milk, honey, spices, olive oil, coffee, spices and maple syrup were frequently diluted or replaced with cheap spices.

One way to avoid the risk of food fraud is buying whole foods instead of processed foods.

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