Authenticity research and label control are inevitable parts of proper food and feed safety

Raamsdonk, L.W.D. van; Jong, J. de; Veer, G. van der; Scholtens-Toma, I.M.J.; Noordam, M.Y.; Ruth, S.M. van


Authenticity research and label control, conform Regulation (EC) 767/2009 (feed), Directive 2000/13/EC (food) and Directive 2001/110/EC (honey) a.o., are necessary for enforcement of legal limits, and provide guidance for applying the proper detection methods. Consumer protection and information will be facilitated in this way. Three examples will be presented to illustrate this importance.