Amount of Substandard Pesticides Seized in China in First Half of 2011

In the first half of 2011, Chinese authorities conducted 336 investigative cases on the counterfeiting of pesticides, seeds and fertilizers.

Counterfeit farming materials worth $23.5 Million (153 Million Yuan) was seized in the raids, along with 7,200 metric tons of counterfeit seeds.

Source: “China cracks down on counterfeit seeds, pesticides,” People Daily, May 19, 2011.