Fake Foods and Medicines Seized in the EU

in Counterfeit Goods

European Union police agency Europol reported that 28.6 percent of all counterfeit goods seized in 2011 consisted of counterfeit foods and counterfeit drugs. The portion of fake foods and medicines seized in 2011 was up from 14.5 percent in 2010.

Source:  Financial Times, “Crime Gangs Look to Clean Up as Europe’s Black Market Balloons,” CNBC, June 24, 2013.

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