Counterfeit and knockoff baby products are more common than you think on the internet—and some can be dangerous. … These fake products, which include diapers, baby carriers, car seats, baby formula and bottles, and toys, can pose a threat to a child’s well-being.
Fake Baby Formula, Diapers, and Medicine
For some buying knockoffs of designer apparel and watches appears to be a harmless act, saving hundreds over the originals, the problem is you are fueling a billion-dollar industry that involves organized crime syndicates on a global scale. Appears innocent until the baby formula makes your baby sick or the medicines their grandparents need are Fake.
While this article may appear far from the backyards of Boston. The Chinese state news agency, Xinhua, reported that the quality watchdog in Qinghai province took the material from a dairy plant there. Test samples showed the milk powder carried up to 500 times the maximum allowed level of the chemical. The use of melamine in milk in 2008 killed six babies and made 300,000 ill.
Key Findings and Conclusions. Falsified and substandard drugs may contain toxic doses of dangerous ingredients and cause mass poisoning. Poor-quality medicines compromise the treatment of chronic and infectious diseases, causing disease progression, drug resistance, and death.
Studies show about 9%-41% of medicines sold in low- and middle-income countries are counterfeit. In contrast, in high-income countries, such as the United States, less than 1% of medicines sold are counterfeit. Medicines appear real, even the packages fool most.