Made in USA Petition
TINA.org filed a petition requesting that the FTC use its rulemaking authority to expand its enforcement abilities and better defend the Made in USA marketing designation by enacting a regulation that would give the agency the option to seek a monetary penalty against first-time offenders who blatantly ignore the law.
Filed petition for Made in USA rulemaking
FTC acted on TINA.org’s petition and enacted Made in USA labeling rule
TINA.org submits a comment on the FTC’s notice of proposed rulemaking.
The FTC issues a notice of proposed rulemaking for a Made in USA Labeling Rule.
TINA.org submits a second comment with the FTC.
TINA.org submits a comment in addition to, and in support of, its Petition for Rulemaking.
TINA.org files with the FTC a Petition for Rulemaking to Promulgate Regulations for Made in the USA Claims.
TINA’s Take: FTC Takes Crucial Step Forward in Holding Deceptive Made in USA Marketers Accountable
FTC finalizes its Made in USA Labeling Rule.
‘Almay Simply American’ Simply Not True
TINA.org investigation finds that a vast majority of the company’s cosmetics do not fit the legal standard for Made in USA.
American Blanket Company
Deceptive made in the USA claims threaten to fleece consumers.
Are You Smarter than Walmart?
Should these products have made Walmart’s cut for Made in USA?
Attic Breeze Solar-Powered Attic Fans
FTC publishes first closing letters since Made in USA Labeling Rule went into effect in August.
By the Numbers: Made in the USA Class-Action Lawsuits
A closer look at the who, what, where, when, and why.
Despite Boston-Made Claims, Many Gillette Products Wicked Imported
TINA.org files FTC complaint over Gillette’s false and deceptive Made in the USA claims.
Company needs to bag deceptive Made in the USA claim.
FTC Made in USA Actions Since 1996
A review of the FTC’s Made in USA enforcement actions
GhostBed’s Deceptive Made in USA Claims
Labor Day campaign pitches a Chinese-made pillow as “proudly made in the USA.”
Hoover’s Made in USA Claims
Score another one for the fine print.
Made in USA Claims on Bigelow Teas
Allegations: Falsely marketing teas as “manufactured in the USA”
Hudson Clothing’s Made in USA Claims
June 2017: A state court judge granted final approval of the settlement agreement. March 2017: A state court judge preliminarily approved a settlement that resolves both the Noiman and Schulert…
Kraft Heinz Foods Made in USA Claims
September 2016: This action was voluntarily dismissed When a complaint is dismissed with prejudice, it cannot be refiled. as to the named plaintiff’s claims and When a complaint is dismissed…
Trojan Condoms “Made In USA” Claims
February 2016: This action was voluntarily dismissed When a complaint is dismissed with prejudice, it cannot be refiled. as to the named plaintiff and When a complaint is dismissed without…
Walmart’s “Made in USA” Labels
July 2016: Plaintiffs voluntarily dismissed this action When a complaint is dismissed with prejudice, it cannot be refiled.. The reasons for the dismissal have not been disclosed. July 2015: A…
Hoover Vacuum Cleaners
Allegations: Falsely marketing vacuum cleaners as made in USA when parts used in the vacuums are from China
Lands’ End “Made in the USA” Claims
December 2016: A federal judge granted final approval of the settlement. April 2016: A federal judge granted preliminary approval of the settlement. A final fairness hearing is scheduled for November…