Beijing destroyed counterfeit drugs, handled over related10,000 cases with fines of 230 million yuan

In 2017, Beijing Food and Drug Administration looked into a total of 12,600 law-breaking cases, with fines totaling 230 million yuan. Such tight crackdown on illegal food and drug acts aims to punish or deter those law breakers and purify the market.

On March 13, 2018, Beijing Food and Drug Administration worked with Beijing Public Security Bureau to carry out environment-friendly disposal of the fake food and drug goods at Doudian in Fangshan District (photo from Chinanews.com)

As the World Consumer Rights Day is around the corner, Beijing Food and Drug Administration worked with Beijing Public Security Bureau to collect and destroy the counterfeit goods in an environmental way at Doudian, Fangshan District on March 13, mainly including unmarked labels, expired, counterfeit and substandard food and drugs, over 1,000 bottles of fake liquor and over 60,000 boxes of fake drugs worth over 700,000 yuan were destroyed.

On the site, the huge excavators lifted piles of goods for destruction and smashed them onto the ground. In a moment, the packages of fake food and drug were crushed into pieces and then disposed in a bio-safety manner.

(Source: Chinanews.com)