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Media Highlight: Dalhousie lead study finds food fraud worries more than half of Canadians

Posted by Communications and Marketing on February 22, 2017 in Media Highlights

A new study suggests more than half of Canadians, especially those with health conditions, are worried the foods they're buying are not what labels claim -- and preventing falling victim to such scams can be difficult, experts say.

In an online survey conducted by researchers at Dalhousie University, 63 per cent of respondents said they were concerned about the widespread practice known as food fraud. Notably, worries about counterfeited food products coming from Canada were even greater in those study participants with food intolerances.

Read full story (http://www.ctvnews.ca/business/food-fraud-worries-more-than-half-of-canadians-study-1.3294301