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Bayer’s Fight Against Counterfeit Drugs
Friday March 8, 2019
With knowledge of counterfeit medication becoming more and more exposed, pharmaceutical companies around the world are stepping up and helping authorities combat the problem. We recently talked about how Pfizer has been working hard to prevent fake medicine. Today we’ll be talking about how Bayer, ...
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Food Fraud in History
Friday March 1, 2019
Counterfeit goods are almost as old as the concept of genuine goods. After all, no man is an island and whenever we have to rely on another person (or organization) for the things we want and need, there’s always been a chance the other person ...
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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. ...