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Food Fraud in Canada – Understanding the Risks and Exploring Opportunities for Leadership

This report by the Arrell Food Institute at the University of Guelph describes the characteristics and scope of food fraud, and how food fraud is currently addressed through science, regulations, and penalties. It also reviews the impacts of food fraud on different groups, challenges and barriers to detecting and preventing food fraud incidents and opportunities to collaborate and develop solutions to combat food fraud in Canada. There is also a corresponding infographic on food fraud.

Resource Information

Date

May 1, 2021

Author

Robert H. Hanner & Jocelyn Kelly

Type

Report, Strategy/Framework

Setting

Grocery/Retail

Age

Prenatal, Infant, Toddler (1-3), Children (4-11), Youth (12-17), Adults (18-64), Older Adults (65 and over)

Topic

Food Safety, Food Systems & Local Food, Food, Nutrition & Menu Labelling

Language

English

Jurisdiction

Local/Municipal/Regional, Provincial, Provincial (Ontario), Provincial (outside Ontario), National, International

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