Peo­ple caught sell­ing fake food and drugs

Global Times – Metro Shanghai - - PULSE -

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.

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