Fake Pesticides in Europe

in Counterfeit Goods, Transnational Crime

In some markets within the European Union, up to 25 percent of the pesticides sold originated from the black market. These unauthorized pesticides are either substandard or are counterfeit versions of the pesticide.

Source: “Trade of illegal pesticides booming in Europe under control of organized crime,” Merco Press, January 13, 2012.

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