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Article Date: September 2018
Word Count: 141

FTC Clamps Down on Fake “Made in USA” Sporting Goods

The agency reached settlements with Patriot Puck and Sandpiper of California that will prohibit them from making false U.S.-origin claims for their products. Patriot, based in New York, advertised its Chinese-made hockey pucks as “100% Made in the USA!,” “100% American Made!” and “#AmericanMade,” according to an FTC blog post. And Sandpiper of California and its PiperGear USA affiliate claimed that many of their backpacks, travel bags, wallets, and other gear ... Log in to view full article.


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