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THIS SECTION IS FOR NEWS AND INTERESTING STORIES RELATED TO FOOD, NUTRITION AND FOOD PROCESSING. THEY ARE NOT NECESSARILY RELATED TO KOSHER BUT MAY BE OF INTEREST TO THE KOSHER CONSUMER, MANUFACTURER OR MASHGIACH.

Toxic stew: Police seize millions of euros in fake food, drink

April 26, 2017- from the Yahoo News and SophiaGlobe:

"Some 230 million euros ($250 million) worth of "potentially harmful" counterfeit food products and over 26 millions litres of beverages were impounded in a four-month joint Europol and Interpol operation involving 61 countries."
"In total 13 million items were seized, and 13 people arrested during 50,000 checks carried out at shops, markets, airports, seaports and industrial estates from December 1 to March 31."
"Criminals will fake any type of food and drink with no thought to the human cost as long as they make a profit."

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