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Good Practices
Case study - Law enforcement in China seize counterfeit pesticides   2009

In April 2009 an extensive anti-counterfeit operation conducted by Chinese law enforcement officials of Zhengzhou City resulted in the arrest of three individuals involved in counterfeiting and the seizure of 367 containers of counterfeit pesticides. The result of a nine-month investigation, this successful raid at Dahe Pesticide Market marks a significant step in continuing efforts to tackle the hazardous trade in counterfeit pesticides and ensure a safe food supply. 

Photos from the site show how serious this kind of criminal activity is, exposing workers, farmers, and the food supply to unnecessary risk. CropLife International applauds the efforts of the Chinese authorities to put an end to counterfeit pesticides.