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Food fraud is focus of N.C. Food Safety and Defense Task Force Annual Conference in May

North Carolina Food Safety and Defense Task Force

Food fraud, or the intentional misrepresentation of food and food ingredients for economic gain, is the focus of the sixth North Carolina Food Safety and Defense Task Force Annual Conference, May 11 and 12 at the N.C. Biotechnology Center in Durham.

The Federation of American Scientists estimates the global cost of food fraud at $10 billion to $15 billion a year. 

Conference registration is $75 for industry representatives, $50 for government employees and $25 for students. Read More>> | Register>>

Strawberry season is here

Strawberries in a basket

Strawberry growers in eastern counties are already picking berries, and growers in the Piedmont and western regions of the state should have berries on the market by late April and early May, respectively. Visit to find strawberry farms near you.