Counterfeit Items

People Asked to Keep an Eye on Counterfeit Items

The Interior Ministry has issued a far-reaching offer for cautiousness against fake items after more than 200 tons of fakes, including chemicals, were wrecked in the initial five months of 2018.

The Ministry’s Counter Counterfeit Committee decided to approach the specialists, the general population and the private sector to ensure individuals’ welfare. The council included that another 100 tons of fakes were still to be decimated.

The call was made at a class at a seminar recently on the administration of examinations of criminal offences and transnational crimes identified with drugs and unlawful fake items.

Meach Sophanna, an undersecretary of state and the advisory group executive, said that in the past the board of trustees and authorities had attempted to spread data and teaching individuals about the risks of fake items.

The advisory group had additionally acted against several cases in the initial five months of this current year, he included. He said there were 100 tons of items experiencing court systems that they would demolish soon.

“We need the general population to be cautious, and the police additionally need to endeavour to check imports and crackdown on fake items,” he said.

Counterfeit items that have been seized incorporate sustenance, coffee blended with fixings that are unsafe to well-being, beautifying agents, medication and numerous different materials.

In April, authorities attacked a Daithnh coffee generation facility which was blending in excess of seven tons of fixings in Phnom Penh’s Prek Pnov collective in the midst of bits of gossip about Vietnamese experts taking action against espresso creation that utilized battery chemicals.

Mr Sophanna approached all office proprietors and merchants pitching coffee to create it utilizing legitimate crude materials and to abstain from blending it with broiled corn, simmered soybeans, margarine, coconut drain and different fixings that damage purchasers.

Ngor Meng Chroun, Banteay Meanchey commonplace appointee senator, said authorities had enhanced the way they attempted to explore instances of tax-avoidance merchandise crime and awful quality and fake items at fringe doors, outskirt regions, markets and shopping zones in the territory.

“These crimes have been explored as per the law and the proof,” he said. “Items have been seized to be demolished.”

The Counter Counterfeit Committee said specialists acted against 19 isolate instances of fake goods generation, totalling nearly 600 tons, and captured six individuals a year ago.

Holostik Times Contest

The Holostik Times Contest. And the Winners are…..

The Holostik Times is a quarterly newsletter of Holostik which talks about different aspects of counterfeiting.

Recently, a contest was organised for all the Holostikons wherein several questions were asked from the newsletter.

We received an overwhelming response and the best part was that majority of people answered correctly. This comes as a positive sign as more and more people are getting aware of counterfeiting and its various negative effects.

The correct answers are as follows:

  1. What percentage of counterfeit products are made in China?

Answer – 75%

  1. What is the full form of SME?

Answer – Small and Medium Enterprise

  1. Name two other ingredients of a cigarette other than the ones mentioned in the newsletter.

Answer: There are more than 4,000 ingredients in a cigarette other than tobacco. Common additives include yeast, wine, caffeine, beeswax and chocolate. Here are some other ingredients: Ammonia, Angelica root extract, Arsenic, Benzene, Butane, Carbon monoxide, Cadmium, Cyanide, DDT, Ethyl Furoate, Lead, Formaldehyde, Methoprene, Megastigmatrienone, Maltitol, Naphthalene and many more.

  1. Which part of the Chicory is used and brewed with coffee?

Answer – Roots

  1. What is the full form of FICCI-MASCRADE

Answer: Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry – Movement Against Smuggling and Counterfeit Trade

There were 26 correct entries and two winners were chosen through a lucky draw.

The lucky winners are: Naveen Ahuja, Delhi and Kishan Singh, Noida.

Congratulations to both the winners!!!