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

Q&A to EU Commission – EU initiatives to tackle food fraud and AAC use

The Administrative Assistance and Cooperation (AAC), originally foreseen by Reg. (EC) No 882/2004, was established under Commission Implementing Decision (EU) 2015/1918 of 22 October 2015, as dedicated IT tool to facilitate the exchange of administrative information between national authorities and the Food Fraud Network (FFN), working to combat cross-border violations of food law in Europe. Waiting for the … Continue reading Q&A to EU Commission – EU initiatives to tackle food fraud and AAC use