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Winning the War against Food Fraud with STFC Data Science

Project: Research

Description

This project is looking to identify new indicators of food fraud from a variety of public and commercial datasets, with the intention of creating a predictive tool in the future to highlight areas of increased risk of fraud.

Key findings

Available data is inadequate for this task in general but techniques were successfully applied to smaller datasets on specific food areas
Short titleFood Fraud Indicators
StatusActive
Effective start/end date1/10/2030/06/21

Collaborative partners

  • University of Portsmouth (lead)
  • University of Central Lancashire
  • Brunel University
  • Fera Science Ltd.
  • Science and Technology Facilities Council

Funding

  • Food Standards Agency: £30,000.00
  • Science and Technology Facilities Council: £7,987.00

Award relations

Costs of food crime

Professor Lisa Jack, Dr Adam Cox, Wohlschlegel, A. & Dr Edward Smart

Food Standards Agency: £30,000.00

6/05/1931/12/19

Award date: 3/06/19

Funding: R: ResearchAward

Fraud Indicators: Winning the War against Food Fraud with STFC Data Science

Dr Edward Smart & Professor Lisa Jack

Science and Technology Facilities Council: £7,987.00

1/10/2030/06/21

Award date: 1/10/20

Funding: R: ResearchAward

Relations

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