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Food for Thought- Food Fraud: Grated Parmesan Cheese

Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Food fraud, also called economically motivated adulteration (EMA), is the deliberate adulteration or misrepresentation of foods or food ingredients for economic gain. News regarding the adulteration of grated parmesan cheese using fillers such as wood pulp is just one case of food fraud in the US. Below is a review of food fraud, a timeline of recent events regarding the grated parmesan cheese investigation and a list of innovations FPDI has developed to help prevent future food fraud events.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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