Guilin Seven Star court held a public hearing to hear criminal incidental civil public interest litigation cases involving food safety
By: Date: 2022-07-18 Categories: chinesefood Tags: ,
On the afternoon of July 14, 2022, the people’s Court of Qixing District, Guilin city held a public hearing of the first instance to hear the case of criminal incidental civil public interest litigation of Mr. Huang and Mr. Huang, who were suspected of committing the crime of producing and selling toxic and harmful food. The case is the first criminal incidental civil public interest litigation case involving the food field in Qixing district.
 
The public prosecution organ and the prosecutor of the incidental civil public interest litigation charged that between August 2020 and November 2021, Huang and Huang bought sibutramine, lotus leaf powder, capsule shell and other raw materials from the Internet, made weight-loss replacement capsules in their rented room, and sold them through the Internet Alibaba 1688 platform, making illegal profits. The second person sold weight loss diet capsules for 59890 yuan.
 
The public prosecution organ and the prosecutor of the incidental civil public interest litigation held that Huang and Huang mingled toxic and harmful non food raw materials into the food produced and sold, and should be convicted and punished for the crime of producing and selling toxic and harmful food. Their behavior infringed upon the legitimate rights and interests of consumers and damaged the social and public interests. In addition to criminal responsibility, they should also bear the corresponding civil liability for compensation according to law, requesting that they be ordered to bear compensation ten times the sales price, and making a public apology to consumers in provincial media and newspapers.
 
During the court trial, the court investigated the facts of the crime charged by the public prosecution and the litigation request raised by the prosecutor of the incidental civil public interest litigation respectively. The public prosecution and the prosecutor of the incidental civil public interest litigation presented and read out relevant evidence, and the defendant and the defendant of the incidental civil public interest litigation cross examined. For the focus of dispute in the case, the court fully listened to the opinions of the prosecution and the defense. The second defendant and the defendant of the incidental civil public interest litigation made the final statement and pleaded guilty in court and sincerely repented.
 
At the end of the trial, the court announced an adjournment and sentenced at a selected time.