According to press officer of Hebei province, the local police authority has spotted 203 cases related to health food fraud, since this June when they launched a special campaign to crack down on illegal health food sales.
261 suspects were detained and the confiscated products worth the value of 1.3 billion yuan.
In a major case inspected in Cangzhou, a group of drug makers produced over 400,000 bags of so-called “diet coffee” without obtaining official approval for production.
The police authority reminds local consumers not to trust vendors who make sales calls to promote their products and not to attend seminars that aims to sell products without official approval. (Source: cn0917)