Category Archives: Food Fraud


Once a fish is skinned and fileted, you can’t tell species apart, you have to trust the vendor. But 39% of 142 samples from 81 retail outlets in New York City were not what the label said, and similar results … Continue reading

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Look Before You Eat – the history of Food Cheating

Bee Wilson. 2008. Swindled. From Poison Sweets to Counterfeit Coffee – The Dark History of the Food Cheats. If you’re looking for a way to lose weight, many of the hideous and frightening examples of food adulteration in this book … Continue reading

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