Under federal law, companies are required to self-report to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission any product defect that could cause serious harm. Most seem to.
After a staggering run of lead-related toy recalls a few years ago, mostly imported from China, Congress made meaningful advances in consumer product safety laws for the first time in decades. It was also a painful blow the “Made in China” branding experience — perpetuating the notion that it was synonymous with cheaply made, lower-quality products.
With Chinese products dominating more than just the shelves of dollar stores, it shouldn’t come as that much of a surprise — if you’re surprised at all — that imports from the largest nation in the world are increasingly finding their way into American grocery stores.
If you buy tickets to events, there’s an awfully good chance you get them from Live Nation’s Ticketmaster, the dominant player in the industry. And if you get paperless tickets, you had better read the fine print before you buy them or you could be in for a shock.
Being the giant brand that Google is and given that people are always hoping to find a way to make money quickly, mixing the two makes for a great scam. And such has been the bait for many thousands of people who have gotten hooked on the idea they could participate in a program that would bring in big bucks selling Google ads.