Canada and US in huge counterfeit haul and other selected news stories

Authorities in Canada and the US have joined forces to smash a counterfeiting ring, seizing fake goods worth an estimated $6.5 million.  For further information, see the full story here

In other news, the first ladies of four African countries have agreed to cooperate on training programmes, laws and other actions to prevent use of counterfeit drugs.  More on this story here

Whilst, as medicines manufacturers prepare for the patient safety requirements of the Falsified Medicines Directive, EAASM member company, Lilly, has produced a video explaining the need for serialisation.  The video can be found here