Food fraud update at EU level and Interpol/Europol Opson VII operation preliminary findings

On 25 April 2018, Europol/Interpol published the results of the OPSON VII operation to which the EU Food Fraud Network contributed in particular in order to detect tuna intended for canning being fraudulently sold as fresh. Justice, police, customs and food experts have been mobilised to investigate and to ensure the success of this operation in which … Continue reading Food fraud update at EU level and Interpol/Europol Opson VII operation preliminary findings

Dual quality food products guidance of the EU Commission – Now what?

Consumers from a number of EU countries and several governments (lead by Slovak and Czech representatives) recently complained that the quality of some products is lower in their home country when compared to products sold by the same producer and under the same brand across the border. The free movement of goods principle, in facts, … Continue reading Dual quality food products guidance of the EU Commission – Now what?