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May 2019

Food Fraud: when it’s too good to be true..

May 2019

A big “eye opener” in terms of food fraud in Europe was the horse meat scandal. The European Union then took some decisions in order to tackle this problem more firmly. Nevertheless, they could not avoid the Fipronil eggs and a new meat scandal (in Belgium). Other cases are bound to follow...

April 2019

Product tampering with needles causes debris in a sector worth millions of dollars

April 2019

September 2018/ It was global news – needles were being found in strawberries all over Australia. As they were getting closer to tracking down the criminal, needles started turning up in bananas and apples as well. Copycats increased the complexity of the situation. The government promised a reward of $100,000 for useful information about the perpetrator and threatened with the maximum sentence of 15 years. Things went from bad to worse: tons of fruit were dumped, New Zealand no longer wanted to import Australian fruit. This case shows how deficient crisis communication can affect an entire sector.

March 2019

How a blocked product was put on the market…

March 2019

The quality department receives a complaint about a foreign body. After investigating it, the service found that the product in question should not have been on the market. The product had been blocked four months before due to the possible presence of foreign bodies…

Events

Monday 30 November -1 00:00 - 00:00

Media training (at request)

Suddenly, is there a journalist at the door... Should I answer? What should I say? Do I have to say something?