When food and drink adulteration kills
White paper exploring the consequences of high-profile food and drink adulteration cases.
In this white paper, Professor Tony Hines argues that ‘horsegate’ changed the food industry forever on 15th January 2013. Before this, food fraud was an emerging and sometimes entertaining issue, but was not a major concern for mainstream food and beverage operators. Tony considers whether the industry has learned the lessons from horse meat substitution – could the industry face a similar case of adulteration which this time compromises food safety?