USP releases “Guidance on Food Fraud Mitigation” for the food industry and its regulators to develop and implement preventive management systems in dealing with economically-motivated fraudulent adulteration of food ingredients. The guidance allows individual assessment of all the indicators and factors known to contribute to fraud vulnerabilities and impacts, as well as qualitative tools to make sense of the results. Contributing factors included in the tool go beyond fraud history and include economic and geopolitical anomalies, audit strategies, and supply chain and supplier characteristics.
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