< Fighting food fraud - Canadian Fraud News Inc. | Fraud related news | Fraud in Canada

Fighting food fraud

Food fraud is on the rise and 40 per cent of Canadians have been victim to it according to a recent survey. Food fraud affects the entire food economy, from food businesses growing and selling high-quality products, to consumers facing allergies and food intolerances worried about misleading packaging claims.

In recent months, Mucci Farms in Ontario was fined $1.5 million for selling Mexican tomatoes as a product of Canada; another company, Cericola Farms was in court over organic mislabelling accusations.

Read more at Manitoba Co-Operator

This article is summarized by Canadian Fraud News Inc.