This is getting ridiculous. There are a lot of news reports, such as the one here from Businessweek, about cadmium being found in toys:

Some Chinese manufacturers use cadmium, a carcinogenic heavy metal, to make charm bracelets and shiny pendants sold in the U.S. because they are banned from using lead, the Associated Press reported yesterday.

How is it that the rules allow such a substitution, and why wasn’t it anticipated?  Maybe we need to get back to “Made in the USA,” so we can at least know whom to hold accountable for manufacturing of such things.  What next?


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