FoodIntegrity kick-off meeting in York February 2014. Photo: FERA

FoodIntegrity

Ensuring the Integrity of the European food chain

 Industrial economics  

The objective is to document fraud and develop methods to prevent fraud and misdescription of food.

Time:1. January 2014 – 31. December 2014
Financed by: European Commission 7th Framework Programme (grant 613688)
In cooperation with:38 participants, including project coordinator «The Food & Environment Research Agency» (FERA) – UK as well as AZTI – Spain and Matis –Iceland who both also work with seafood products

This article was last updated more than two years ago.

Contact person
Portrettbilde av Petter Olsen
Petter Olsen

Senior Scientist
Phone: +47 906 98 303
petter.olsen@nofima.no

Objectives:

  • To provide Europe with state of the art integrated capability for detecting fraud and assuring the integrity of the food chain
  • For seafood: To design, create and begin to populate a database suitable for documenting the degree and scope of seafood misdescription in Europe
  • For seafood: To do spot checks for selected products and analyse to what degree analytically verifiable claims about seafood products are true
  • For seafood: To develop a coherent and integrated toolbox, linking seafood product claims to analytical and paper-trail methods, to facilitate verification and validation
Read more about:

Related content

  • Projects
  • Files and links