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Food and drug administration will share twenty percent more fines from

Food and drug administration will share twenty percent more fines from

The Dutch Food and consumer product safety Authority (NVWA) has in recent years twenty percent more penalties handed out than in the previous year. It comes to violations of the Ier, the Tobacco and rookwarenwet, the Geneesmiddelenwet, the Law on plant protection products and biocidal products and law on the protection of animals.

In total, last year 7.766 beboetbare violations reported. It is thinking of selling assets that are not allowed to be sold, to articles using a composition that is not may, on the giving of incorrect information and such.

The increase is due to the NVWA is more stringent is to become careful and less culprits are let get away with a warning. This approach was a desire from the politics of The Hague.

Highest fine

The average fine last year was 1461 euros. The highest fine, 180.000 euro, went to a violator of the tobacco. It was a violation in the field of advertising.

In 2015, there 6.716 fines handed out. When was the average fine amount 1.351 euro.

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