Po­lice trace dan­ger­ous fake diet pow­der

China Daily European Weekly - - News Digest -

Po­lice have traced tons of bo­gus diet pow­der con­tain­ing harm­ful chem­i­cal sub­stances af­ter un­cov­er­ing a coun­ter­feit­ing work­shop. The diet pow­der, which pur­ports to be L-Car­ni­tine Cof­fee, had be­come pop­u­lar on­line. Po­lice raided the work­shop, ar­rest­ing 12 sus­pects and seiz­ing 8 met­ric tons of fake diet pow­der. Po­lice in Huai’an warned con­sumers on May 8 not to buy the prod­uct. Ten tons of the pow­der pro­duced by the gang had al­ready en­tered the mar­ket.

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