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Walmart suddenly removed 'Made in USA' labels from its website

Thursday, October 22, 2015 12:27
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Walmart has removed “Made in USA” logos from its website following a federal probe.

The logos were pulled to “prevent consumer deception” concerning the origin of the items, according to a letter to Walmart from the Federal Trade Commission.Fortune first reported on the letter.

Walmart's “Made in USA” claims were called into question this summer after the watchdog groupTruth in Advertising discovered hundreds of products that were mislabeled.

For example, the group found that Walmart's store brand plastic sandwich bags were listed as “Made in USA” on the company's website, but the packaging says they are made entirely in Thailand ….


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