PREVENTING FRAUD, CUSTOMER RIGHTS PROTECTION

Globalization, free trade and international trade have led to more food export. Along with this, there’s been a gorwth in the problems associated to fraud where adulteration, substitution and falsification occurs.

After the horse meat scandal in 2013, legislation and food control measures became more strict. Unfortunately, food fraud continues.

http://www.lavanguardia.com/vivo/nutricion/20170508/422387998600/como-afecta-el-fraude-del-etiquetado-de-la-hamburguesa-de-ternera-a-nuestra-salud.html

This fraud, although driven by economics, affects to the consumers. Not only is it dishonest, but thorugh a  lack of information, but a health threat. The presence of allergens or other non- declared substance could affect food safety.

To overcome this DNA Catcher offers a rapid detection kit to ensure the reliability of meat derived products.

The detection of different animal species in meat is not only a relevant tool to control to control fraud, but also is important for religious reason (Halal, Kosher). Beside this, the incidence of foodborne diseases has increased over the years and resulted in major public global health problem.

GULFOOD 2018

The detection of different animal species in meat is not only a tool to detect food fraud, but also important for religious reasons, particulary in the case of Muslims. In this case, the term Halal includes all that is permitted and should be beneficial and healthy.

Halal is a guarantee of food safety warranty which is growing in demand. For this reason DNA Catcher offers a rapid detection kit to ensure the reliability of meat derived products and join to Halal market impulse in one of the most important trade fairs in food international export in Middle East and Asia.

https://www.gulfood.com

LEGISLATION COMMITED TO HIGHER QUALITY

BRC Global Standard for Food Safety is preparing a new version that will be published this year to provide a higher safety food and authenticity of the raw material.

https://www.brcglobalstandards.com/brc-global-standards/food-safety/