How technology will help fight food fraud

How technology will help fight food fraud

Food fraud is everywhere. In the aftermath of the horsemeat scandal in Europe, and with cases reported around the world, including in Canada, awareness is high. Dalhousie University recently released a study on food fraud and the results were surprising: A whopping 63 per cent of Canadians are generally concerned about food fraud. Worse still, more than 40 per cent of Canadians feel they have been victims of food fraud already. These are alarming results that can’t be ignored. Food fraud can take many forms. It can include adulteration — substituting one ingredient with a much cheaper…

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Lionel Messi Given 21 Months For Tax Fraud, Likely To Avoid Prison

Lionel Messi Given 21 Months For Tax Fraud, Likely To Avoid Prison

The court found Lionel Messi and his father guilty of three counts of defrauding tax authorities. Madrid: Lionel Messi and his father were sentenced to 21 months in prison for tax fraud by a Barcelona-based court on Wednesday, with both sentences likely to be suspended. The court found the Barcelona star and his father, Jorge Horacio Messi, each guilty of three counts of defrauding tax authorities of 4.1 million euros ($4.6 million). In Spain, sentences of less than two years for first offences are usually suspended, meaning neither man would go…

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Three Indian-Americans Sentenced For Student Visa Fraud

Three Indian-Americans Sentenced For Student Visa Fraud

New York: Three Indian-Americans have been sentenced by a US court to terms ranging from six months of home confinement to to an year in jail for involvement in a $7-million student visa fraud scheme. The Manhattan court sentenced Suresh Hiranandaney, Lalit Chabria and Anita Chabria — all relatives — in the over $ 7.4-million fraud. US District Judge Paul Oetken sentenced Hiranandaney and Chabria to one year and a day in prison, while Anita was sentenced to six months of home confinement. The three were also found guilty of…

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