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Published on Friday, 04 January 2013

Retailers fined for ‘Bamboozling’ buyers

Written by John Mowbray

bambooWASHINGTON – Four major US clothing retailers have been given fines totalling US$1.26 million by the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) for falsely labelling textiles as ‘Made of Bamboo’ when they were produced with rayon/viscose fibres. The retailers: Amazon, Leon Max, Macy’s, and Sears – were said to have ignored warning letters sent by the FTC in 2010.


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