Painted olives, tainted sugar top INTERPOL list of fake food

More than 11,000 tons of fake food and more than one million liters of fake beverages were recently seized in operation Opson V, the largest-ever groups of seizures, which spanned across 57 countries in an INTERPOL-Europol coordinated initiative to protect public health and safety.

According to a report from the investigation, among the products confiscated […]

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Food Safety

New Study Reveals Antioxidants for Meat Preservation –The Pig Site Recently food manufacturers have moved towards using natural antioxidants such as plant extracts, herbs, spices and essential oils, instead of synthetic […]

Whassup’ with supplements?

Over the course of the last few weeks, herbal supplements sold around the country have come under fire after testing revealed certain brands were adulterated and mislabeled, meaning they do not contain the ingredients that are stated on their labels.

DNA barcoding, a technique for characterizing species of organisms using a short DNA sequence from […]