Two hours after the report aired, police raided an illegal factory in Shandong accused of using medical waste to make plastic pinwheels and bubble bottles for children. Photo: CCTV

Chinese consumer rights show prompts action on factories turning plastic medical waste into toys

  • Used diapers and sanitary pads being shredded and made into new ones also among cases revealed on state broadcaster’s annual programme
  • But for the first time in many years, foreign brands were not in the cross hairs
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Two hours after the report aired, police raided an illegal factory in Shandong accused of using medical waste to make plastic pinwheels and bubble bottles for children. Photo: CCTV
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State-run China Central Television will on Friday evening broadcast its annual consumer rights show. Photo: Simon Song

Big companies on alert in countdown to China’s consumer rights TV show

  • Foreign and local brands hold their breath to see which ones will be named and shamed by the country’s state broadcaster
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State-run China Central Television will on Friday evening broadcast its annual consumer rights show. Photo: Simon Song
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