People caught selling fake food and drugs
Shanghai procuratorates have decided to prosecute 44 people involved in 19 fake food and drug cases which illicitly grossed 11.32 million yuan ($1.64 million), reported thepaper.cn.
In 2015, Minhang district police and the food supervision department busted a counterfeit beef and mutton factory, where a gang mixed pork and duck byproducts with beef and mutton. The operator of the factory was sentenced to eight months in jail and a fine of 30,000 yuan.
In 2016, Jiading District People’s Procuratorate charged an online shop owner with selling fake Japanese eye drops and painkilling pastes, which had earned him 600,000 yuan in sales.
Another online shop owner was caught selling fake brand-name pet food and expensive pet food brands that had been diluted with inferior brands.