Authorities in Hong Kong are investigating several suspected forged health certificates for oysters.

The Centre for Food Safety (CFS) of the Food and Environmental Hygiene Department (FEHD) found discrepancies in the serial numbers of certain health certificates when following up on an incident.

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A company in the Republic of Ireland has been punished for breaches of food law including forging and altering documents.

Arrabawn Co-Operative Society Limited was convicted in a recent district court ruling and fined €40,000 ($46,400). Arrabawn employs 400 people and collects milk from more than 1,000 shareholder farmers. It
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Vietnamese authorities have identified eight forged health certificates related to one meat processing plant.

The Centre for Food Safety (CFS) in Hong Kong found discrepancies in serial numbers of health certificates issued by Vietnamese authorities when processing data during modifications to the import food information system.

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