Lawmakers Mull Bill To Curb Unsafe Chinese Imports

Law360 (August 29, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Two U.S. lawmakers are reportedly set to introduce legislation to address mounting concerns over product safety standards for Chinese imports following a rash of recalls in recent months.

Rep. Rick Larsen (D-Wash.) said at a meeting of U.S. business groups in Beijing on Tuesday that he and Rep. Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) are in the midst of preparing a bill that would strengthen oversight by placing U.S. Food and Drug Administration and Consumer Product Safety Commission inspectors directly at sites in China where goods are produced for...
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