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Blockchain in Healthcare
Friday February 15, 2019
We have spoken quite a bit about supply chains and how our blockchain-powered solutions will be able to cut out the opportunity for counterfeit medications by providing real time transparent data and allows medications to be monitored and tracked from the moment the exist. Clearly, blockchain ...
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On the Topic of Food Fraud
Friday February 8, 2019
We’ve brought up the topic of fake food before, but haven’t really given it the attention it deserves. Food itself has a similar issue to medications, as the product can be compromised, as can the individual ingredients. However, we generally purchase prepared foods, as ...
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How Can Counterfeit Electronic Parts Be Spotted
Friday February 1, 2019
In this day and age, we rarely build our own computers anymore. Some hobbyists do, but for the most part, people who use computers purchase them pre-assembled. This puts the responsibility of ensuring all the parts are genuine and working properly in the companies that make ...
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Combating Counterfeit Drugs in the European Union
Friday January 25, 2019
Most of our counterfeit drug-related posts so far have been from an American point of view, as most of our writers live and work in the United States. However, there are initiatives all over the world fighting back against fake medications. Today we’ll be taking ...
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How Do Counterfeit Drugs Enter the Supply Chain
Tuesday January 22, 2019
We’ve written posts about counterfeit medication, such as what the supply chain is, the dangers of fake medicines, and how pharmaceutical companies are taking steps to combat it. Today we’ll be talking about how fake drugs enter the market. Before getting to the first ...
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Pfizer’s Work Against Counterfeit Medications
Thursday January 17, 2019
Counterfeit products are infiltrating our market in frankly terrifying numbers. It is estimated that the global counterfeit industry is worth about half a trillion dollars per year and growing by the day. Regular readers know that counterfeit products come in all varieties, but those who haven’...
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The Most Counterfeited Items in the United States
Tuesday January 15, 2019
Counterfeit products are infiltrating our market in frankly terrifying numbers. It is estimated that the global counterfeit industry is worth about half a trillion dollars per year and growing by the day. Regular readers know that counterfeit products come in all varieties, but those who haven’...
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INTERPOL Combating Online Pharmacies Around the World
Saturday January 12, 2019
This year marks 10 years of INTERPOL bringing the world together to combat illegal pharmacies online selling counterfeit drugs to unsuspecting consumers.   Though counterfeit medications have been a problem for a long time, the proliferation of online e-pharmacies made the problem exponentially larger and more widespread. ...
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The Two Chains
Tuesday January 8, 2019
Faithful readers of this blog know that there are two kinds of chains that IDLogiq works with – supply chain and blockchain. Today we’ll be talking a bit about how each works, and how changing the way they’re each used can revolutionize the safety and ...
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How Counterfeit Goods Hurt Everyone
Thursday January 3, 2019
Recently we talked about how companies suffer due to the proliferation of counterfeit goods. Today we’ll be going more into how much of an effect that these can have on industries and customers alike. Let’s start with the numbers. According to a 2016 study by ...