COMPANY FINED FOR IMPORTING SWEETENER US SAYS WAS MADE WITH CHINESE PRISON LABOUR

On 13 August, the Wall Street Journal reported that the $575,000 fine for Pure Circle USA Inc of Chicago, a PureCircle Ltd affiliate, was the first time US Customs and Border Protection CBP officials have issued since it stepped up investigations of suspected forced labour in China in the past 5 years.

https://www.wsj.com/articles/company-fined-for-importing-sweetener-u-s-says-was-made-with-chinese-prison-labor-11597327201

Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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