Yeh Wen-hsiang, chairman of Chang Guann, who has been jailed for 20 years over the 'gutter oil' scandal, made a public apology and drank a cup of his company's cooking oil at the height of the scandal to prove it was safe. Photo: CNA

Taiwan food company boss jailed for 20 years over ‘gutter oil’ scandal

Yeh Wen-hsiang, chairman of Chang Guann, also fined US$1.6 million for selling on 243 tonnes of tainted oil that led foods being removed from Taiwan and Hong Kong stores and hotels

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Yeh Wen-hsiang, chairman of Chang Guann, who has been jailed for 20 years over the 'gutter oil' scandal, made a public apology and drank a cup of his company's cooking oil at the height of the scandal to prove it was safe. Photo: CNA
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