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Good-Bye Plastic: Lego Announces a Huge Change in the Future of Its Toys.
Business  (tags: lego, denmark, toys, lego block, business, consumers, ethics, investments, money, society, SustainableDevelopment, world )

Lone
- 429 days ago - upworthy.com
They're going to invest 1 BILLION Danish Krone (which is about $150 million USD) in a program that'll make the Lego blocks we know and love even better!
Dirty Toys Made in China ACTIONS
Business  (tags: Chinese worker's rights, Zhenyang workers, toy manufacturers, toys, dirty toys )

Nancy
- 921 days ago - globallabourrights.org
It doesnâEUR(TM)t have to be this way! Please write to your favorite toy companies demanding that Zhenyang workers will finally afford their legal rights.
Hasbro & Disney: Stop Exploiting Toy Workers
Business  (tags: workers, labor, sweat shops, toys, Disney, Hasbro, human rights, petitions )

Freya
- 940 days ago - action.greenamerica.org
11 hour days. Non-stop shifts in hot facilities with scant water breaks. Chemical handling without gloves or masks. Crowded dorms. Unpaid work. Poverty wages. These are just some of the issues faced by the people who make toys for Hasbro and Disney.
KFC Australia to Remove Toys From Children's Meals
Business  (tags: KFC, Australia, removing, toys )

Agnes
- 2490 days ago - couriermail.com.au
PARENTS can breathe a little easier - child pestering is about to lose some of its power. KFC Australia will today announce it is removing toys from its children's meals in all 600 stores across the country, The Daily Telegraph reported. It comes three
American-Made Toys and Games
Business  (tags: toys, games, American-made toys/games )

Judy
- 2754 days ago - bing.com
The search for goods made in the USA is growing by leaps and bounds. Many consumers seek homegrown merchants out of a desire to support the economy, or simply to assuage safety concerns by buying local
Intertek Takes An Expert Look at Choosing Toys for Your Toddlers
Business  (tags: children, toys, business, consumers, safety, marketing )

Sally Ann
- 3045 days ago - newsblaze.com
There are millions of toys available online and hitting store shelves each year. How is a parent to choose? Toys are intended to be fun and are an important part of any childs development. However, each year, scores of children are treated for toy-...
How Toys Are Being Made Safer - Thedailygreen.Com
Business  (tags: business, consumers, toys )

Susan
- 3745 days ago - thedailygreen.com
USA Today outlines movement across the toy industry to remove potentially harmful substances from the products the most vulnerable among us play with and, importantly, gnaw on.
Export Licences of 600 Toy Makers Revoked
Business  (tags: China, safety, toys, children, food, family, world )


- 3806 days ago - chinadaily.com.cn
In response to food and toy scares, China launched a four-month crackdown on product safety, particularly toys and foodstuffs
Made in China, Recalled in Britain | Business | The Guardian
Business  (tags: Made in China, world, recalls, environment, Mattel's, Chinese-made, toys, government, ethics, children, business, consumers, corporate )

Tamme
- 3809 days ago - guardian.co.uk
The spate of recalls included Mattel's decision in August to withdraw 2m Chinese-made toys from Britain because they were decorated with toxic coatings. British Airways withdrew Chinese toothpaste from its in-flight pouches because it contained a prime in
Toys With a Second Life
Business  (tags: toys, mattel, business, internet )


- 3831 days ago - businessweek.com
Webkinz are the hottest things in toyland--and competitors have noticed. The little plush animals come with codes that activate an online version of the toy in a virtual "Webkinz World." At least eight other companies are trying to follow Webkinz's lead,
Death By Toy
Business  (tags: children, china, crime, government, Death, toys, world, usa, consumers, americans )

Tamme
- 3843 days ago - canada.com
Many of the playthings that stock North American shelves are made by Chinese workers under appalling conditions. Soft, cute, cuddly and made in China for the massive North American toy-buying market
Super Mario Galaxy
Business  (tags: business, entainment, children, teens, video games, consumers, shopping, money, technology, toys )


- 3858 days ago - smh.com.au
In the past decade, developers have struggled to reach Mario 64's lofty heights, let alone push the platform genre forward. But finally, Nintendo has delivered a sequel as entertaining and inventive as its 1996 magnum opus. This glorious galaxy of wonders
California Sues 20 Companies For Toys With Unlawful Amounts of Lead
Business  (tags: americans, business, children, consumers, dishonesty, economics, economy, environment, investors, labor, market, marketing, markets, money, technology, toxins, lead, california, state, attorney, general, corporations, mattel, toys, manufacturing )

Ani
- 3863 days ago - commondreams.org
Lead, known to cause cancer and reproductive harm, also can cause mental and physical retardation as well as behavioral and other health problems in children. In adults, it can damage the nervous system.
Toy Containing Date-Rape Drug Pulled
Business  (tags: toys, date rape drug, China, recalls )

Ben
- 3876 days ago - blogmyway.org
Millions of Chinese-made toys have been pulled from shelves in North America and Australia after scientists found they contain a chemical that converts into a powerful date rape drug when ingested. Two children in the U.S. and three in australia were hosp
Investor Lawsuit Accuses Mattel of Deception, Insider Trading on Toy Defects
Business  (tags: Mattel, toys, corporate-greed, lawsuit )

Pamela
- 3904 days ago - iht.com
Attorneys for a Michigan pension fund alleged in a shareholder lawsuit filed Wednesday that Mattel Inc. has misled investors by delaying the reporting of defects in its toys to federal regulators,
 

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