Food Fraud Prevention Overview

This is the introductory course in the Food Fraud Prevention training series and is an excellent starting point for education and insight on the current compliance requirements. In addition to a general overview of Food Fraud, the content includes: global laws and regulations which are both governmental- and industry-led, a review of the fraudsters and fraud events, an introduction to criminology theory and methods to assess the fraud opportunity, systems and techniques to both identify efficient countermeasures and to reduce specific vulnerabilities, and then next steps for governments or companies.

Course syllabus:

  1. Definitions, Scope, History and Prevention Foundation

  2. Academic Disciplines, Food Fraud Vulnerability Assessment, Food Fraud Prevention Strategy, and Implementation