EUROPOL OPERATION SEES OVER 550 TONNES OF ILLEGAL PESTICIDES SEIZED

A news release from Europol reported that Operation Silver Axe began in 2012 to target the illegal trade of pesticides.  Since its launch, 1,222 tonnes of illegal and fake counterfeit products have been seized. In 2019, 550 tonnes of goods have been confiscated in Europe and 3 individuals arrested.  Production and repackaging facilities were also checked in the 29 participating countries.

https://www.europol.europa.eu/newsroom/news/operation-silver-axe-strikes-for-fourth-time-seizing-over-550-tonnes-of-illegal-pesticides

Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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