Various Crime on Bad Food and Fraud

Security Education JSS3 Second Term

Week 15- Supplementary Lesson

Various Crime on Bad Food and Fraud

We define food crime as serious fraud and related criminality in food supply chains. This definition also includes activity impacting on drink and animal feed. It can be seriously harmful to consumers, food businesses and the wider food industry.


Types of food crime

The National Food Crime Unit focuses its work on seven types of food crime:

  • theft - dishonestly obtaining food, drink or feed products to profit from their use or sale
  • illegal processing - slaughtering or preparing meat and related products in unapproved premises or using unauthorised techniques
  • waste diversion - illegally diverting food, drink or feed meant for disposal, back into.... View More

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