Nordstrom, AG Adriano Goldschmied Apparel Class Action Settlement

Nordstrom, AG Adriano Goldschmied Apparel Class Action Settlement

A class action settlement has been reached with apparel manufacturer AG Adriano Goldschmied Inc. and retailer Nordstrom Inc. over allegations they sold clothing with labels that did not properly disclose the fabric’s country of origin. Read more of this post

Dog Owner Sues Tyson Over ‘Made In USA’ Pet Food Labels

Dog Owner Sues Tyson Over 'Made In USA' Pet Food Labels

A California dog owner filed a putative statewide class action on Wednesday in federal court, accusing Tyson Foods of misleading consumers and violating state laws by intentionally mislabeling pet foods and treats made with ingredients sourced in foreign countries as “Made in the USA” and charging premium prices. Read more of this post

Study Finds High Levels of Salmon Fraud in Restaurants

Study finds very high level of salmon fraud in restaurants
Take another look at your restaurant salmon this winter. (Photo: Getty images)

As winter approaches, take a second look at that wild salmon entree you paid a premium for in a restaurant. It’s likely mislabeled. Read more of this post

Manufacturer’s Definition of ‘Made in USA’ Costs Big Bucks

Is the Made in USA Label Compatible with WTO Law?, Manufacturer's Definition of ‘Made in USA’ Costs Big Bucks

As companies “tiptoe” back to the United States from overseas, the “Made in USA” label should grow more common. However, ambiguous rules are costing some manufacturers hundreds of thousands of dollars in penalties and legal fees. So what’s the problem? The coveted “Made in USA” does not always mean the same thing to companies as to the Federal Trade Commission.  Read more of this post

Walmart Removes Made in USA Logos From Website After Government Inquiry

Walmart removes "Made in USA" logos from website after government inquiry

The retailer avoids government action by changing its “Made in the U.S.A.” labeling. Read more of this post

Panel Maker Charged US$7.7M for Putting Made in USA Labels on Chinese Modules

Texas panel maker charged US$7.7 million for putting ‘Made in USA labels’ on Chinese modules

Bankrupt panel manufacturer 1SolTech has agreed to pay penalties and compensation amounting to more than US$7.7 million after it admitted putting ‘Made in USA’ labelling on Chinese-made modules. Read more of this post

California Now Allows Firms to Tell Consumers a Made in USA Lie

California now allows firms to tell consumers a 'made in USA' lie
All states except California follow a standard laid down by the FTC, which defines products as being made in America if “all or virtually all” the parts were produced in the U.S. Above, a chest of drawers made by Lincolnton Furniture, a North Carolina company. (Bob Leverone / Associated Press)

California long required that any manufacturer wanting to say that a product is made in America must, in fact, have a product that’s made in America. Read more of this post

Designer Jean Makers Sued for False ‘Made in USA’ Labels

Designer Jean Makers Sued for False ‘Made in USA’ Labels

Many Americans buy products they believe to be made in the United States because they believe they are of higher quality and because they want to support the U.S. economy.

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Senator to FTC: Look into Fake ‘Made in USA’ Labeling

Senator To FTC: Look into Fake 'Made in USA' Labeling Read more of this post

TINA.org Reports Walmart’s Made in USA Mess to FTC

07-17-15 TINA Reports Walmart to FTC
Company website still riddled with false and deceptive made in USA representations

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