Browsing the "made in USA" Tag

Neutral Posture

March 27th, 2018

It is poor form to market products as "Made in USA" that aren't "all or virtually all" made here.


February 28th, 2018

Shoe maker gives the boot to a "Made in the USA" page on its site but problematic U.S.-origin claims remain.


January 24th, 2018

Deceptive "Made in USA" claims throw IKEA into a pillow fight with the FTC.

Summary of Action

January 22nd, 2018 investigated a national marketing campaign for Gillette, owned by Procter & Gamble, which is focused on its Boston factory

Status and Updates

January 22nd, 2018

October 1, 2018: The FTC sends Gillette a closing letter after raising concerns with the company regarding “certain marketing materials


January 3rd, 2018

"Significant imported content" means computers can't be marketed as "Built in the USA."


December 13th, 2017

Company changes language on homepage following FTC inquiry into Made in the USA claims.


November 21st, 2017

Manufacturer of marine and pool products runs into the choppy waters of the FTC's Made in the USA standard.

Georgia Expo

October 17th, 2017

FTC brings the curtain down on pipe and drape kit maker's misleading Made in the USA claims.

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