module 4- Fraud in the supply chain.docx - Module 4 Essay Fraud in the Supply Chain LOGM227-00H-Fall 2017 Laura Frisby Merrill Yancey Ivy Tech College

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Module 4: Essay: Fraud in the Supply Chain September 17, 2017 LOGM227-00H-Fall 2017 Laura Frisby Merrill Yancey – Ivy Tech College
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Module 4: Essay: Fraud in the Supply Chain Beginning in January of 2013, it was found that Silvercrest Foods, an Irish frozen meat processor, owned by ABP Food Groups, had been supplying several retailers with beef, which was heavily tainted with horse meat. The Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) discovered several brands had been contaminated with horse meat ranging from 29% to 80%. Although having the smallest percentage found within their products, Tesco Supermarket suffered the most and became the face of the scandal in the media. Tesco underwent a tremendous loss of revenue following the scandal as well as the prospect of having to spend millions more on DNA testing on their processed beef products. After withdrawing four products affected by the horse meat contamination, they reformulated
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