The term “Food fraud” is used to encompass the deliberate and intentional substitution, addition, tampering or misrepresentation of food, food ingredients, or food
packaging; or false or misleading statements made about a product, for economic gain. (Definition from here).
Operation OPSON is a Europol INTERPOL joint operation targeting fake and substandard food and beverages.
Food fraud is a criminal activity. The figures for Opson VIII are staggering.
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