An organized crime group produced and traded rotten and adulterated apple products labeled as organic. The food and beverage items, which were not suitable for human consumption, were worth several million Euros. A transnational investigation, coordinated by Eurojust, led to several arrests in Italy and Serbia and the confiscation of millions worth of illegal assets.
- Ton van Lierop. (July 1, 2019). “Eurojust helps reveal fake organic food fraud”. Eurojust, the European Union’s Judicial Cooperation Unit. Retrieved from http://www.eurojust.europa.eu/press/PressReleases/Pages/2019/2019-07-01.aspx