December 24, 2019 / 9:36 AM / 2 months ago

Forced prison labour allegations untrue, China Tesco supplier says

BEIJING, Dec 24 (Reuters) - Allegations that a Chinese printing firm which supplies British supermarket giant Tesco uses forced foreigner prison labour are “completely fabricated”, Chinese state television on Tuesday cited the factory’s manger as saying.

Tesco suspended a Chinese supplier of Christmas cards on Sunday after a media report said a customer found a message written inside a card saying it had been packed by foreign prisoners who were victims of forced labour.

Reporting by Ben Blanchard and Huizhong Wu; Editing by Alison Williams

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