Food Fraud Mitigation Guidance

Created by a USP food ingredients intentional adulterants expert panel and tested by food experts around the world, the Food Fraud Mitigation Guidance (FFMG) provides manufacturers and retailers with a comprehensive, practical four-step approach to help perform a vulnerability assessment and develop a customized food fraud mitigation plan. Consistent with our mission to improve global public health, USP makes this guidance freely available and encourages its use to help prevent food fraud.

4-Step Approach

FFMG Process Chart


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