Wednesday, December 17, 2008

First Coordinated EU Customs Campaign Catches 34 Million Counterfeit Medicines

Reuters reports that the customs officials of the 27 EU members worked together to intercept counterfeit antibiotics, anti-cancer, anti-malaria and anti-cholesterol medicines, painkillers and Viagra.

"The main countries of origin for the illegal products were China, India and Pakistan, a [European] Commission official said."

Read the Reuters article here.

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