News round-up

Thousands of illegal medicines seized

Australian customs and TGA officials officers seized 51 packages containing over 21000 units of counterfeit, or illegal medicines at the Sydney and Melbourne International mail centres, after they had been posted from a range of overseas countries.  

Between 13 and 20 May 2014, the Australian Customs and Border Protection Service (ACBPS) and the TGA contributed to an international week of action to stop the trade in counterfeit and illegal medicines purchased over the Internet.

Operation Pangea is a