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In this course you will understand the types of fraud in the food industry, as well as the relevant concepts, the use of strategies and some tools to identify vulnerabilities and mitigation measures in your organization, that allow you to:

Recognize the compliance requirements of some GFSI recognized schemes to prevent Food Fraud.

Determine relevant vulnerabilities along the supply chain.

Identify the international legal framework for Food Fraud.

Understand the preliminary steps and elements to perform vulnerability analysis.

Understand the some methodologies used to identify vulnerabilities and establish a Food Fraud Mitigation (FFM) plan .

Recognize some analytical methods for food authenticity.




16 hours (45 days limit to complete the course).




100% online 




Aimed at professionals and collaborators who manage or implement food safety and quality management systems:

          • Responsible for the management, administration, or supervision of food quality.
          • Members of the HACCP team and prerequisite programs.
          • Internal and certification auditors.
          • FSMS consultants and advisors.
          • Professionals in food or related careers.
          • Students of professional or technical careers related to food production.


Required competency or knowledge prerequisites: None.




   7 h of video.

6 Exercises and activities.

   9 Lists for evaluating compliance and implementation of FFM program.

9 Lists of recommended actions for the proper implementation of the FFM program.

1  List of common deviations and errors in implementing the FFM program.

30 Downloadable materials and supplementary information resources.




Login to the course contents that we offer you free of charge and learn with the experts in a digital environment of the highest existing quality for management systems.

Available through “COURSE CURRICULUM” at the bottom of this page.




Upon successful completition of the course, you are issued with an electronic certificate posting the Global Standards seal, indicating  accredited competence, recognition and curricular value.




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Course Curriculum

1 | Introduction to Food Fraud
Intro | Course description, usability and materials 00:10:00
1.1 | What is Food Fraud? FREE 00:15:00
1.2 | Background FREE 00:18:00
1.3 | Scope, objetives and benefits FREE 00:07:00
1.4 | Terms and definitions 00:20:00
1.5 | Differences in risk management 00:10:00
Unit 1 | Support Information 00:05:00
2 | Fraud Context
2 | Introduction 00:01:00
2.1 | Importance of knowing your supply chain 00:24:00
2.2 | Recognition by GFSI 00:15:00
2.3 | Certification programs 00:35:00
2.4 | Agribusiness certification schemes 00:12:00
Unit 2 | Support Information 00:10:00
3 | Legal Framework
3 | Introduction 00:02:00
3.1 | International legal framework 01:40:00
Unit 3 | Support Information 00:10:00
Unit 3 | Assessment 00:10:00
4 | Types of Fraud
4 | Types of Fraud 00:55:00
Unit 4 | Support Information 00:10:00
Unit 4 | Assessment 00:08:00
5 | Preliminary Stages
5 | Introduction 00:02:00
5.1 | Science-based framework for understanding the risk of Food Fraud 00:40:00
5.2 | Implementation challenges 00:08:00
5.3 | Form a fraud mitigation task force 00:12:00
5.4 | Data base 00:12:00
Unit 5 | Support Information 00:10:00
Unit 5 | Assessment 00:08:00
6 | Understanding the Basics of a Food Fraud Mitigation Plan
6 | Introduction 00:40:00
6.1 | Reflection on risk versus vulnerability 00:08:00
6.2 | Stages of the food fraud mitigation plan 00:25:00
6.3 | Definition of significant vulnerability 00:10:00
Unit 6 | Support Information 00:10:00
Unit 6 | Assessment 00:10:00
7 | Food Fraud Assessment Methodologies
7 | Introduction 00:04:00
7.1 | SSafe methodology 00:40:00
7.2 | Pharmacopeia 01:25:00
7.3 | IFS Methodology 00:50:00
7.4 | Premium Lab Agribusinesses 00:35:00
7.5 | Risk Priority Number (RPN) 00:20:00
7.6 | COSO-ERM 00:25:00
Unit 7 | Support Information 00:05:00
Unit 7 | Assessment 00:13:00
8 | Mitigation Plan
8 | Introduction 00:03:00
8.1 | Development of mitigation controls 00:30:00
8.2 | Communication and integration of the mitigation plan into the management system 00:20:00
8.3 | Monitoring, verification, and corrective actions 00:15:00
8.4 | Training 00:12:00
Unit 8 | Support Information 00:15:00
Unit 8 | Assessment 00:06:00
9 | Reevaluation and Continuous Improvement
9 | Introduction 00:30:00
9.1 | An overview of food authenticity 00:30:00
9.2 | Re-evaluation of the plan 00:06:00
9.3 | Vision in food fraud 00:04:00
Unit 9 | Support Information 00:10:00
Unit 9 | Assessment 00:08:00
Course conclusions
Conclusions | Food Fraud Mitigation 00:02:00

Course Reviews


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  1. 5

    Very informative, you will feel like a food fraud expert once you’ve completed this. Awesome material!

  2. Mastering Vigilance: A Professional Insight into Global Standard's Food Fraud Mitigation Course


    I am pleased to share my positive experience regarding the Food Fraud Mitigation Online Course offered by Global Standard. This meticulously crafted program exceeded my expectations, showcasing a commitment to excellence and proficiency in addressing the critical aspects of food fraud within the global industry.

    The course structure demonstrated a strategic approach to knowledge dissemination, seamlessly guiding participants from fundamental concepts to advanced methodologies. The logical progression, coupled with real-world case studies, not only illuminated theoretical frameworks but also provided practical insights that are invaluable for industry practitioners.

    The instructional team exhibited an unparalleled mastery of the subject matter, delivering content with precision and enthusiasm. Their expertise, combined with adept presentation skills, ensured a thorough understanding of intricate topics. The emphasis on current global standards and industry best practices reinforced the course’s relevance and alignment with contemporary trends.

    Noteworthy is the course’s interactive nature, featuring thoughtfully designed quizzes and discussion forums. These elements not only facilitated a deeper understanding of key concepts but also fostered a collaborative learning environment. The user-friendly platform enhanced accessibility, offering a seamless and efficient learning experience.

    The incorporation of downloadable resources, comprehensive reference materials, and suggested further readings elevated the educational value significantly. The course’s commitment to continuous improvement, evident through periodic updates and a receptive feedback mechanism, underscores its dedication to maintaining high standards.

    In conclusion, the Food Fraud Mitigation Online Course by Global Standard stands as a pinnacle of excellence in professional development within the food industry. The acquired knowledge equips participants to navigate the intricacies of food fraud mitigation with proficiency. I wholeheartedly recommend this course to industry professionals seeking a comprehensive and practical understanding of this critical subject matter. Global Standard has truly set a benchmark for online learning in this domain, and I applaud their commitment to delivering an exemplary educational experience.

  3. 5

    In conclusion, I highly recommend the Food Fraud Mitigation course to anyone looking to deepen their understanding of this critical issue facing the food industry today. Whether you’re a professional in the field, a student, or someone interested in food safety and integrity, this course will equip you with the knowledge, skills, and insights to make a tangible difference. It’s an investment in your education and the future of food safety that I cannot recommend enough.

  4. Indepth Food Fraud Course


    The Course covers all the aspects of the Food Fraud Mitigation and is an excellent source to Industries who want to develop/Improve the Food Fraud programs.

  5. Excellent course


    Contains a lot of downloadable material and methodologies for implementation.