US bans Chinese firms amid forced labour claims

Quoc Viet was the first shrimp farm to apply for and receive ASC Shrimp Standard certification

The US government has added a Chinese seafood processing company to its list of entities suspected of engaging in forced labour, in a bid to combat IUU fishing

Shandong Mejiia Group joins a footwear company and aluminium company on the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act Entity List, barring their products from entering the US with effect from 12 June 2024.

The Forced Labor Enforcement Task Force has seen information suggesting that the seafood processor participated in programmes to transfer persecuted workers from the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region to work in its factory in Shandong.

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