The EU Energy and Environment Sub-Committee holds a one off evidence session on food fraud and the integrity of the food system with Professor Christopher Elliott, Director of the Institute for Global Food Safety at Queen's University.
Wednesday 6 July in Committee Room 2, Palace of Westminster
- Professor Christopher Elliott, Director of the Institute for Global Food Safety, Queen's University Belfast
- What are the food types most commonly targeted for food fraud and how is the fraud perpetrated?
- What are the risks associated with food fraud for consumers and the environment?
- How prevalent is food fraud in the UK and how much is due to food that is imported?
- Can the UK resist the threat of food fraud and what more could be done to enhance the resilience of the food system?
- To what extent is food fraud linked to organised crime?
- How far did the horse meat scandal of 2013 undermine public confidence in the integrity of their food?