Claire Koelsch Sand

According to the World Customs Organization, food fraud totals $49 billion annually, and while exact numbers on packaging fraud are not available, it is prevalent in the packaged food market. Packaging fraud is multifaceted since it affects both the food and package; consequently, it can decrease shelf life and increase the risk of food safety issues and the likelihood of damaged food. Moreover, fraudulent packaging prevents some protections against food fraud. Prediction and prevention are two …

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Claire Koelsch Sand, PhD, contributing editor, is CEO of Packaging Technology and Research and Adjunct Professor at Michigan State University and California Polytechnic State University ([email protected]).

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  1. Food Processing & Packaging