Stevia is an artificial sweetener. Photo: ShutterstockStevia is an artificial sweetener. Photo: Shutterstock
Stevia is an artificial sweetener. Photo: Shutterstock

US fines food company that imported items made by Chinese prisoners

  • US customs officials seized a shipment of stevia in 2016 after receiving information that it was made by Chinese prison labour
  • The agency collected US$575,000 from Pure Circle USA in the first such penalty issued since the passage of the 2015 Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act

Topic |   United States
Stevia is an artificial sweetener. Photo: ShutterstockStevia is an artificial sweetener. Photo: Shutterstock
Stevia is an artificial sweetener. Photo: Shutterstock
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