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Course Dates: TBD | Registration opens: check back for details |
Registration closes: two weeks before course | Course fee: $275

Course Description

Discover the world of food fraud through the lens of a dairy manufacturer. Learn the history of food fraud and discuss the different categories of food fraud. During this one-day course we’ll explore what a fraud vulnerability assessment looks like, and actively create a plan to mitigate the evaluated risks. We’ll conclude by reviewing available test methods to detect evidence of food fraud in non-dairy and dairy ingredients.

Learning Objectives

  • Define food fraud and describe the different categories of food fraud.
  • Describe the history of food fraud and identify future potential food fraud issues.
  • Evaluate methods to conduct a robust Food Fraud Vulnerability Assessment.
  • Demonstrate how to implement a Food Fraud Mitigation Plan.
  • Identify and evaluate the test methods available to detect various sources of food fraud.

Alex O'Brien - CDR technical course contact
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Course Instructors: Alex O'Brien | Rodrigo A. Ibáñez | Industry Partners

Next Food Fraud Course: spring 2025, registration closes 2 weeks before course start date.

Certificate of Completion
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