EUObserver runs an article which claims there is a vast problem with fake drugs being supplied over the internet.
”Over 50%” of the 10 billion Euros worth sold online are now fake and either useless or dangerous, is the claim. This seems to be a little unlikely. The real agenda of course is to find an excuse to stop the competition, and maintain the industry’s profits. I fisk the article below.
Barcodes, serial numbers and holograms are among the verification methods being analysed by the European Commission to ensure a drug can be traced back to suppliers and drug makers.