paint http://www.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/12902/all en Media Bash Mattel for Chinese Production but Ignore Consumer Benefits http://www.mrc.org/articles/media-bash-mattel-chinese-production-ignore-consumer-benefits <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/jeff-poor">Jeff Poor</a> </div> </div> </div> <p >     There is a lot of China import-bashing in the news and a lot of it warranted – food health and safety issues and now toy recalls. But it has spurred protectionist rhetoric in the media while ignoring costs.</p> <br /> <p >      On the August 15 “Good Morning America,” Chris Cuomo berated Mattel CEO Bob Eckert and asked him if his drive for profits was endangering children. </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/media-bash-mattel-chinese-production-ignore-consumer-benefits" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles Business and Media Institute Government Children China chinese dangerous Eckert kids lead magnet Mattel outsourcing paint safety toy toys unsafe Thu, 16 Aug 2007 19:19:36 +0000 admin 25394 at http://www.mrc.org