...the unauthorized production

Organizers of the giant Rubber Duck display in Keelung yesterday apologized to artist Florentijn Hofman --- saying the team responsible for the event should have better communicated with the Dutch artist. The statement follows criticism by the artist of the unauthorized production and sale of Rubber... 顯示更多 Organizers of the giant Rubber Duck display in Keelung yesterday apologized
to artist Florentijn Hofman --- saying the team responsible for the event
should have better communicated with the Dutch artist.

The statement follows criticism by the artist of the unauthorized production
and sale of Rubber Duck-related merchandise.

請問大師,上面這則新聞,第二段"The statement follows ..."
能否解說分析一下是什麼意思?
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