Food Fraud: A Study on Consumer Awareness When It Comes to Commonly Mislabeled and Counterfeited Goods

Authors: Jhomielyn. CRUZ, Patricia Mae S. DIOCTON, Karl Justine. SANPEDRO, Miguel Angelo. Rodrigues, and Silvia C. AMBAG

Issue: 2022-2023


Food fraud occurs when suppliers intentionally mislead customers about product composition and quality. Food fraud is often motivated by profit, however other varieties can harm customers and clients. Food fraudsters utilize various tactics to avoid detection because consumers cannot catch them. Asia and the Pacific have foodborne sickness issues. Due to high premium demand, fraud may be common. Food supply is becoming more multinational and high-quality. This document discusses the key characteristics of food fraud and specifies actions food safety authorities can take to stop it. Combining these methods with technological and legislative actions may be beneficial in addressing the issue. By adopting a national definition of food fraud, national food safety agencies can identify specific steps and resources to address the issue in compliance with Codex Alimentarius laws and regulations. Recent years have seen a huge increase in milk and milk-based beverage manufacturing. Many of the hundreds of milk and dairy product brands are heavily advertised. Stable demand for these commodities. Over the past two to three years, milk falsification methods have essentially stayed unaltered. But there are new ways to recognize fakes. This should help manufacturers spot low-quality raw materials. Manufacturers must understand the acts that will put them on the counterfeiter list. Problems assessing the validity of all milk and milk drinks are critical now. Preventing dairy product counterfeiting is a national priority. This affects producers, sellers, public organizations, customers, and foreign governments. Consumers who buy phony dairy products risk death and illness. In the contemporary market, the manufacturer’s strict production control and the government’s monitoring must use cutting-edge, sensitive analytical methods to detect contaminants and dairy product falsification. In the past 15 years, Uzbekistan has developed a complex system of analytical research methodologies based on cutting-edge analytical technology to control dairy product safety and quality. Novel milk fraud detection methods ensure high-quality food items, steady production, and food security. animal model with high throughput that replaces humans and benefits the public.

Keywords: Food Fraud, Intentionally Mislabeled, Food Safety, Fraud, Production, Technique, Republic of Uzbekistan, Asia, Pacific.