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GOOD NEWS! Toy Giant Mattel Drops Paper From APP and Other 'Controversial Sources'
Business  (tags: APP, sourcing, Mattel, greenwashing, business, corporate, GoodNews, environment, ethics, news, politics, society, sustainabledevelopment )

- 2757 days ago -
The world's biggest toy-maker Mattel has pledged to overhaul its paper sourcing policies after a hard-hitting campaign from Greenpeace linked the toy giant to rainforest destruction in Indonesia by Asia Pulp and Paper (APP)
Toys With a Second Life
Business  (tags: toys, mattel, business, internet )

- 4139 days ago -
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,
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 )

- 4171 days ago -
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.
Shoppers Make Sacrifices to Avoid China Goods
Business  (tags: Shun China made toys, Mattel, action figures, electronics )

- 4201 days ago -
A total of 75.8 percent of almost 1,000 people surveyed said they would not buy Chinese-made toys, according to a Reuters/Zogby poll released on October 17.
Investor Lawsuit Accuses Mattel of Deception, Insider Trading on Toy Defects
Business  (tags: Mattel, toys, corporate-greed, lawsuit )

- 4212 days ago -
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,
Sucking Up To China
Business  (tags: Mattel, China, apology, disgusting, kiss-ass )

- 4232 days ago -
Now here's a piece that makes my blood boil! Mattel apologizes to CHINA aboiut all those nasty recalls! OK Mattel, just forget about all the CONSUMERS who bought your poisonous, dangerous crap!
More Mattel Coming Off the Shelves
Business  (tags: Mattel, China, recall, lead paint )

- 4248 days ago -
Fisher-Price, Barbie accessories named in this latest recall of almost a million more toys.
Aug. 14 - Mattel Recalls 19 Million Toys Sent From China
Business  (tags: mattel, children, recall, toys, lead poison, consumers, business, money, humans, interesting, world, media )

- 4269 days ago -
WASHINGTON (Aug. 14) - Toy-making giant Mattel Inc. issued recalls Tuesday for about 9 million Chinese-made toys that contain magnets that can be swallowed by children or could have lead paint. The recalls includes 7.3 million play sets, including Polly
You Can Tell It's Mattel, It's...Being Recalled - For the Second Time
Business  (tags: Mattel, imports, China, toys, recall )

- 4270 days ago -
US toy giant Mattel is on the verge of announcing a second major recall of imported products, said to include die-cast cars. One of the owners of a Chinese factory involved in the last recall apparently committed suicide.

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