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Five steps to help protect your business from food fraud

Five steps to help protect your business from food fraud

Please read through the attached file published by the Food and Drink Federation (FDF). This simple guide follows FDF guideline. It aims to help food industry, especially for small business, to protect themselves from food fraud.

The important 5 steps are:

Map your supply chain

Collect information to describe your supply chain on a product basis from a food authenticity perspective.

Identify impacts, risks & opportunities

Understand the key risks and opportunities for food fraud in your supply chain.

Assess & prioritise your findings

Analyse how your business can manage food authenticity related risks and take advantage of opportunities to limit food fraud.

Create a plan of action

Define a set of actions to reflect the risk of food fraud and prioritise the opportunities to limit it already established.

Implement, track, review & communicate

Ensure action is taken, progress tracked, and communicated.

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