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Certificate of Achievement

Randal Oulton

has completed the following course:

Identifying Food Fraud

UEA (University of East Anglia)

This online course explored the analytical scientific techniques used to detect food fraud.

4 weeks, 2 hours per week

Dr Kate Kemsley

Honorary Senior Lecturer

UEA (University of East Anglia)

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Learning outcomes

  • Demonstrate a knowledge of the general issues with food fraud
  • Apply a knowledge of the scientific techniques for detecting fraud in the scenarios in the course
  • Identify how food fraud might impact on consumers and producers of foods
  • Reflect on the social and economic impacts of food fraud


  • Introduction to methods of food fraud detection
  • Infra-red detection of fraud in coffee
  • Verifying the origins of honey using stable isotopes
  • Nuclear Magnetic Resonance spectroscopy and the horsemeat scandal

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Issued on 3rd November 2020

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Free online course:

Identifying Food Fraud

UEA (University of East Anglia)