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Opinionated Science Episode 4: Food Fraud: Fake Wine, Poisonous Milk and Horse Lasagna

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Opinionated Science Episode 4: Food Fraud: Fake Wine, Poisonous Milk and Horse Lasagna




Opinionated Science is Technology Networks’ homemade podcast, where our team of scientists-turned-journalists cut out the chewy jargon and serve up slices of the most fascinating stories from the world of science. Expect a new Opinionated Science every other Friday.

In this episode, the Technology Networks team take a bite into the world of food fraud. We take a look at famous cases of fraud, including scandals involving horse meat, baby formula and expensive wine. We also discover the analytical methods that inspectors can try and use to find fraudulent food before it makes it to your plate. 

Read more from this podcast: 

Shedding Light on Wine Fraud With NMR Fingerprinting

Whiskey, the Target of Fraud

Infographic: What's in Your Food?

Listen to more Technology Networks podcasts here.

Meet The Authors
Ruairi J Mackenzie
Ruairi J Mackenzie
Senior Science Writer
Karen Steward PhD
Karen Steward PhD
Senior Science Writer
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