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Decernis’ Food Fraud Database is a continuously updated collection of thousands of ingredients and related records gathered from scientific literature, media publications, regulatory reports, judicial records, and trade associations from around the world. FFD is available through an annual subscription.


  • Enhanced with four record types including incident and inference reports, surveillance records, analytical methods that can be accessed specifically for your ingredients of interest
  • Identify trends and vulnerabilities through a customizable dashboard, powerful search capabilities, and automated analytics
  • Weekly email alerts on new records


Our FoodChain ID Academy offers an Introduction to Food Fraud Course online.  The FoodChain ID Academy makes your training convenient, effective, and backed by one-on-one customer support.

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FFD News

Criminals In The Lab

Laboratory analytical methods targeted by adulteration criminals: Herbs and botanical ingredients are a common target for fraud, especially during times of increased demand, for example caused by Covid-19. The Botanical Adulterants Prevention Program (BAPP) published an article describing some of the fraudulent methods that are used to intentionally create false results. The paper explains how […]