Authorities in Spain and Germany have provided additional details about their involvement in Operation Opson X.
The annual crackdown is coordinated by Interpol and Europol with police, customs, national food authorities and private sector companies. From December 2020 to June 2021, the focus was on wine and alcoholic beverages, honey, horse passports and meat, and seeds and plants.
La Guardia Civil in Spain detained and investigated 120 people in 16 operations against food fraud.
Targeted actions in Spain and Germany
More than 600 tons of seeds and plants and 116,000 liters of spirits were seized.
In one operation, eight people