Introduction Food Legislation and Fraud

According to the , the following fact documents summarize EU and cases. These groups are taken into account: animal feed, animal , composite , dairy, eggs, and seafood, food for specific groups, , foodstuff , general, hospitality and craft , , supplements, and herbs.

Find here the factsheets.

Food Legislation

People must have access to safe and nutritious food. A number of food-related occurrences in the late 1990s highlighted the need for comprehensive and for food and feed law at the Union level. In response, the European Commission created a comprehensive for food “from farm to fork,” which was principally outlined in its White Paper on Food Safety. The entire food chain is covered, including the production of feed, primary production, food processing, , delivery, and retail sales.

Food Fraud

In order to achieve an unfair advantage for themselves, usually financially, a food operator may intentionally mislead customers about the and/or composition of the food they are . This is known as .

Types of food fraud: adulteration, tampering and mislabelling, counterfeit, grey market, substitution.


  • European Commission
  • FAO
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