NEW: Amazon pulls items with ‘slavery’ slogan from website

Sparking criticism from online shoppers, Amazon has pulled items from it’s U.K. site that contained the slogan, “Slavery gets (expletive) done.” 

The slogan was featured on items such as children’s clothing, mugs, and bags posted by third-party sellers, Reuters reports. 

Read The Post’s complete coverage of human trafficking in Palm Beach County

“All Marketplace sellers must follow our selling guidelines and those who don’t will be subject to action including potential removal of their account,” Amazon said in a statement. “The products in question are no longer available.”

However, bags with the slogan are still being sold on Amazon’s U.S.-based website. 

According to the United Nations International Labour Organization, 40 million people were living as slaves in 2017, either in forced labor or marriage. 

In the state of Florida, there was a 54 percent rise in human trafficking reports from 2015 to 2016, according to the state’s Department of Children and Families.

In Palm Beach County, more than a dozen men were accused of human trafficking in 2017, and two have been arrested this year.

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