On January 13, 2021, in a press release, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) issued a Withhold Release Order (WRO) against cotton and tomato products produced in China’s Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region for forced labor concerns.
The affected products include:
- Canned tomatoes; and
- Tomato sauce.
CBP will detain these products at all U.S. ports of entry effective January 13, 2021.
The press release can be found here:
CBP’s Withhold Release Orders can be found here: