2.1The following were real incidents of food fraud

Honey: In  April 2019, a New Zealand Manuka honey company was charged for selling adulterated honey. Artificial chemicals were added to premium Manuka honey (Kelly, 2019)


Milk: In India, 16,000 litres of milk were seized as the laboratory results revealed the milk had been adulterated with urea and detergent.


Alcohol: Consumption of counterfeit alcohol resulted in 29 deaths in Malaysia. The counterfeit liquor were found to contain high concentration of methanol which can lead to blindness, kidney, liver and vital organ failure, paralysis and death.


Meat product: A butcher was found guilty for relabelling imported meats as premium Aberdeen Angus and Hereford steaks