To paraphrase Abraham Lincoln, you may be able to fool some Food and Drug Administration inspectors some of the time, but you can’t fool all of them all of the time.

That is the lesson that the management at Vikshara Trading & Investments learned the hard way when the company tried to forestall an agency inspection last year by insisting that its workers were on strike and its plant in Gujarat, India, was inaccessible. But were they really on strike? Keep reading.

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