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An RFID Solution to Drug Counterfeiting

Pressure on the pharmaceutical industry is growing: billions of dollars are being lost each year due to counterfeit drugs, and the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is demanding an increase in the safety of pharmaceutical products from 2007 onwards. Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) technology offers a potential solution.

Olaf Sprich, Siemens Switzerland (April 2006)

Keywords: counterfeit drugs FDA safety of pharmaceutical products Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) technology solution

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