Viagra in Chinese Booze?

business_ethics_highlights_2This is not exactly a subtle case, but for precisely that reason it might be a useful one for courses in business ethics and social responsibility. What’s the wrong here? Does it lie primarily in the deception? In the potential for harm? Were buyers’ rights violated? And so on. Start with “simple” cases like this, and then you’re ready to move on to more subtle ones. >>>

LINK: China investigating liquor suppliers for Viagra in alcohol (by [Author] in Source)

Chinese police are investigating if two distillers in the southwestern region of Guangxi added impotence treatment drug Viagra to their liquor in the latest food-safety scare in China.

The Liuzhou Food and Drug Administration said that it found the Guikun Alcohol Plant and the Deshun Alcohol Plant in Guangxi’s Liuzhou city were putting Sildenafil, more commonly known as Viagra, into three of their baijiu products.

Baijiu is a fiery grain liquor that commands high prices in China…..

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