Economically motivated adulteration (EMA) is an established threat to grocery manufacturers. GMA and Battelle have partnered to provide EMAlert, a secure, comprehensive and intuitive software tool that enables food manufacturers to rapidly analyze and understand EMA vulnerabilities. EMAlert produces quantitative vulnerability results, allowing for the prioritization of mitigation efforts associated with EMA threats.
The EMAlert tool, aids in compliance with new FSMA requirements and provides quantitative vulnerability results, enabling industry to make informed decisions and develop mitigation strategies to combat the threat of EMA.
|Key Features||GMA + Battelle EMAlert||SSAFE Food Fraud Vulnerability Assessment|
|Number of User Inputs Required||13
(12 attribute weights + 1 uncertainty factory)
|Number of Commodities Assessed per Analysis||50
(in v1.0 - easily expandable)
|Relies on SME-based Inputs||yes||yes|
|Incorporates Historic EMA Incidents||yes||-|
|Generates Results Documentation||yes (customizable)||yes (static)|
|Automatically Utilizes Up-to-Date Commodity-Attribute Data from Multiple Sources||yes||-|
|Store and View Past Analyses||yes||yes|
|Provide Side-by-Side Comparison of Multiple Analyses||yes||-|
|Based on World-Class Modeling Expertise Relied upon by the Department of Homeland Security||yes||-|