Import Scares May Trigger New Product Safety Rules

Law360, New York (October 26, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The reaction in the United States to the discovery of imported toys with lead paint and unwholesome foods has been vocal and swift.

Businesses across the spectrum of U.S. industry have issued statements assuring consumers of the safety of their products and promising stronger preventative efforts in the future.

Hearings on Capitol Hill and the President’s establishment of a blue ribbon panel to examine import safety in the United States soon followed.

On September 10, 2007, the results of that very important blue ribbon panel examination...
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