posted on Sep, 14 2005 @ 12:15 PM
I put UK in the title, although it looks like this could be
MUCH more widespread. All I can say is, if this is true
The things that go on that we don't
know about .... ugh!
The beauty products from the skin of executed Chinese prisoners
· Cosmetics firm targets UK market ·
Lack of regulation puts users at risk
Ian Cobain and Adam Luck
Tuesday September 13, 2005
A Chinese cosmetics company is using skin harvested from the corpses of
executed convicts to develop beauty products for sale in Europe, an
investigation by the Guardian has discovered.
Agents for the firm have told would-be customers it is developing collagen
for lip and wrinkle treatments from skin taken from prisoners after they
have been shot. The agents say some of the company's products have
been exported to the UK, and that the use of skin from condemned
convicts is "traditional" and nothing to "make such a big fuss about".
Read more at this article -
[edit on 9/14/2005 by FlyersFan]