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Liu sentenced to death for illegal additives in pig feed

07-25-2011 19:12 BJT

After eight hours of trial, the Intermediate People's Court of the city of Jiaozuo in central Henan Province on Monday announced its verdict in the case of the production and sale of clen-buterol, a poisonous chemical that boosts the output of lean meat.

Liu Xiang was sentenced to death with a two-year reprieve. Fellow accused, Xi Zhong-jie was sentenced to life in prison, Xiao Bing to a 15-year prison term, Chen Yu-wei to 14 years and Liu Hong-lin to 9 years in prison. All of the five were charged with "endangering public security by using dangerous means".

After eight hours of trial, the Intermediate People's Court of the city of Jiaozuo in
central Henan Province on Monday announced its verdict in the case of the production
and sale of clen-buterol, a poisonous chemical that boosts the output of lean meat.

The clen-buterol they produced or sold was distributed to eight provincial regions, including Henan, Shandong and Jiangsu Province. The chemical is poisonous to humans and is banned as an additive in stock feed in China.

After eight hours of trial, the Intermediate People's Court of the city of Jiaozuo in
central Henan Province on Monday announced its verdict in the case of the production
and sale of clen-buterol, a poisonous chemical that boosts the output of lean meat.

Editor:Xiong Qu |Source: CNTV.CN

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