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Amazon, Macy's, Sears Settle With FTC Over Bamboo Mislabeling

January 11, 2013
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Amazon.com, Macy's, Leon Max, and Sears, Roebuck and Co. and its Kmart subsidiaries have agreed to pay $1.26 million in penalties to settle lawsuits filed by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) that they mislead consumers by labeling textiles as made of bamboo, when they were actually Rayon. The FTC charged the retailers violated the Textile Products Identification Act and the FTC's Textile Rules. While so-called bamboo textiles often are promoted as environmentally friendly, the process for manufacturing rayon — even when it's made from bamboo — is far from a "green" one, the FTC said in a statement....

 

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