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Some of the information tweeted @BioCheckUK in February:




  • Imports that the US refuses due to food fraud issues
  • Scotland gets own crime unit to fight food fraud
  • LGC scientists have prepared 6 new meat mixture Reference Materials
  • Peanut allergy cut by early exposure
  • Record seizures of fake food & drink in INTERPOL operation
  • Unlabelled nuts in food prompt FSA investigation
  • US lawmakers propose bill to create single Food Safety agency
  • £30m food research centre for Belfast under way
  • Klenzan launch rapid Allergen and Species tests
  • 27% of lamb takeaways flout law
  • FSA welcomes fish fraud conviction


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