International Police Seize 15,000+ Tons Illegal Food, Beverages |

Will Kreznick

LYON, France, July 23, 2021 (ENS) – A 72-country law enforcement operation jointly coordinated by Interpol and Europol has uncovered “vast quantities” of illicit food and beverage products circulating throughout the global economy.

The operation is codenamed OPSON X – Opson means food in ancient Greek, and the X is a Roman numeral that stands for 10, in this case, the 10th year of international food and beverage law enforcement.

Operation OPSON X mobilized police, customs, national food regulatory authorities and private sector partners to undertake coordinated enforcement actions between December 2020 and June 2021 against illicit food and drink

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Find local, healthy Alabama food and farmers market

Will Kreznick

Locally produced food is not too far away, and the new Sweet Grown Alabama website can help you find it.

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — If you’re looking to buy locally grown products, Sweet Grown Alabama can help you find them.

The state’s agricultural branding program launched a new online searchable database and website to make it easier to find farmers in the Tennessee Valley and beyond and the fresh products they have to sell. 

There are 23 farms listed in North Alabama from Florence to Cullman. 

Each farmer’s profile features products, location, social media, their website, and how to purchase items.

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