U.S. ends probe of Wal-Mart on ‘Made in USA’ logo

A Wal-Mart Stores Inc company distribution center in Bentonville

The Federal Trade Commission, which enforces U.S. laws against deceptive ads, said Tuesday that it had closed a probe of Wal-Mart Stores Inc after the company addressed the problem of products advertised as “Made in USA” when they were not. The FTC closed the probe without action after Wal-Mart dropped all “Made in USA” logos from products on its website, the FTC said in a letter to the company that was posted on the agency’s website. Wal-Mart has since redesigned its “Made in USA” logos for some products to better indicate how much of the product was made domestically and how much was made overseas, the FTC noted in its letter.

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