In the last 50 years the global food markets have grown because of easy access to each others markets. This coupled with consumers wanting choice and value it has led to overtly complicated and much harder to trace food chains.
We pay extra for organic products so should be getting organic but what if someone with criminal intention swaps them for non organic, would you know?
Here's an article of the top six foods most affected by fraud:
And at least our food should be safe but it isn't always and here are a couple of examples of recalled foods in the last month from the FSA we have metal in Quorn cocktail sausages:
And Frozen meals without adequate allergen warnings, which's bad news for those of us who rely on allergen labelling:
The photo is of some hazelnuts on one of my trees, they are organic and 100% genuine, so no wonder more of us want to grow our own organic food. Mind you I think my neighbours have their eye on them, for some reason...🐿
I think that 'we' the consumer should demand better as we should all know exactly what we are really eating.