Monday, September 17, 2012
Almost $10 Million in Counterfeit CLs Seized
"Police seized more than 1.8 million sham contact lenses, valued at more than 61 million yuan ($9.65 million), during a raid of a counterfeit contact lens manufacturer, Songjiang police announced Monday," reports the Global Times. "The district food and drug administration launched an investigation into the manufacturer, which was based in Chedun, Songjiang, in June after police were tipped off to its exploits, according to a press release from Songjiang police. The investigation found that the company was operating without proper licenses and was manufacturing substandard products. " Read more.