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Foreign Manufacturing and Consumer Concern

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1. What percentage of U.S toys are produced by foreign manufacturers? Why might this be a problem?

2. What two consumer concerns drove severak massive toy recalls?

Adapted from "U.S. toy makers are on a roll" by Rachel Konrad (Associated Press), Houston Chronicle, October 10, 2007, pp. D1 and D5.

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1. Per the article that was referenced, "Over 80 percent of all toys sold in the United States come from foreign manufacturers.". The problem with outsourcing the production of toys to foreign jurisdictions is that ...

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