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Huge seizure of 190 tonnes of counterfeit pesticides

Europol support 12-day international operation Silver Axe including 350 inspections at major ports and airports in seven countries Europol have supported the massive 12-day international operation Silver Axe, during which 350 inspections of containers were carried out at major ports and airports in seven countries.  As a result, law enforcement agencies from Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, Slovenia, Spain and the Netherlands discovered 190 tonnes of illegal or counterfeit pesticides.  Read the press release at EUROPOL