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How do Food Crises affect Food Fraud?

Professor Chris Elliott introduces us to food fraud.

In this video, Professor Chris Elliott from Queen’s University, Belfast introduces us to food fraud.

You will hear about a case of identified food fraud that happened in China in 2008, how food fraud can be detected with new technology and how Covid-19 increases the risk of food fraud.

What we would like you to do

We would like to know your thoughts on food fraud:

  • Do you think Covid-19 increases the opportunities for fraud in the food chain?
  • Are you more cautious about the food you buy in this time of crisis ?

Please note that due to Covid-19, all our video contributors had to self-record themselves using a laptop or smartphone. As a result, the audio quality is not optimal. We apologise for the inconvenience. Should you want to better understand the video content, we have provided the English audio transcript in the downloads section below .

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