Pharma Tampering, Counterfeiting, and Supply Chain Security

pharma security issues (2010)

There are many widespread mistakes & myths about cargo security and physical security that should be avoided. Current tamper-indicating seals, tamper-indicating packaging, and product anti-counterfeiting tags aren’t very effective.

There’s little sophisticated R&D underway—mostly people and companies
are pushing pet technologies, not trying to solve the problem holistically.
Product counterfeiting and (especially) product tampering are going to get
a lot worse, including terrorist acts.

For many pharma manufacturers, there is a Due Diligence problem for:

tampering & counterfeiting.
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