There have recently been several international legal developments that will impact any company struggling to combat unscrupulous competitors who sell knockoff products with counterfeit labeling.
There is currently an epidemic-level outbreak of counterfeit labeling in the Chinese wine market.
In a show of support for upstate wineries, New York senator Charles Schumer recently spoke at the Johnson Estate Winery in Westfield, New York, condemning counterfeiters and insisting that the federal government should take action to protect domestic wine producers from cheap foreign knockoffs.
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently released a set of guidelines for consumers who believe that they have been burned by counterfeiters pushing knockoff pesticides for dogs and cats. These pet pesticides may come in the form of ineffective fakes or harmful counterfeits
While there are a lot of different types of labels out there, PSALs are convenient, reliable and cost-effective.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has found 120 vials of fake Altuzan - the Turkish version of Avastin.
One CEO says that last month's phony cancer drug scare should be a wake-up call for the industry.
American businesses that have Chinese ties will need to be careful.
If an item is popular, you can bet there will be bootleg version of it circulating through the supply chain sooner or later.
Implantable medical devices in the supply chain haven't always received the attention they deserve from authorities.
The counterfeit cancer drug incident was a "wake-up call" for the authorities.
There always seems to be a new method of distributing goods that have counterfeit labeling.