This article originally appeared in World Food Regulation Review, Vol. 28, Number 9, February 2019.

The European Union (EU) succeeded in implementing one of the world’s highest standards of food safety. But each food scandal brings to light new gaps in the legislation and enforcement. After the Spanghero case (the so-called “horse meat scandal”), it

Katia Merten-Lentz was interviewed in the 20 January 2019 Liberation article “La fraude dans l’agroalimentaire est plus discrète qu’un cartel de drogue”. In the article, Katia discusses the issue of food fraud in the EU, from the products which are most at risk to the actions being taken by the European Commission to hold the