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Check the menu: Five years after the ‘Horsemeat Scandal’, food fraud remains a threat

10 Jul, 2018
Derek Johnson and Justine Wilkinson

The year 2013 brought us the now infamous ‘Horsemeat Scandal’, providing the public with a previously unthinkable indication of the scale of crime in the UK’s food supply chain. Recognising the detrimental impact on public confidence, then-Secretaries of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, and for Health, commissioned Professor…

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