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Case Studies in Food Safety and Authenticity by Jeffrey Hoorfar

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31

Forensic investigation of a sabotage incident in a factory manufacturing nut-free ready meals in the UK

M.J. Walker,     LGC Ltd, UK

Abstract:

Deliberate sabotage (tampering) of food occurs from time to time and is frequently dealt with by management with or without the involvement of police, but generally with minimum media coverage. The following case study describes the forensic science of a sabotage incident in a medium-sized food factory.

Key words

allergen

cross-contamination

analysis

forensic

incident

recall

sabotage

31.1 Introduction

Amy (not her real name) was a student in her first year at university. The end-of- term dinner was a glittering occasion with printed menu, formal dress and speeches. Amy was allergic to almonds ...

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