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VTMechEngr Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jul-07-07 11:07 AM
Response to Reply #13
17. Screw free trade.
It just means other countries can undercut our industries and worsen our economic situation. Ask any New England mill town how free trade has benefited them.
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  -U.S. company to label health foods China-Free RamboLiberal  Jul-06-07 05:40 PM   #0 
  - The remedy is simple. Clean up their act.  aquart   Jul-06-07 05:47 PM   #1 
  - But until there is verification that this has occurred...  salin   Jul-06-07 08:14 PM   #4 
  - Yes. I want WAY stricter labeling.  aquart   Jul-08-07 04:24 AM   #53 
  - The remedy is bring manufacturing & farming & all production  Cookie wookie   Jul-07-07 04:13 PM   #46 
     - Bingo!  StarryNite   Jul-08-07 02:54 PM   #54 
  - great idea! how about origin content for ALL processed foods? nt  msongs   Jul-06-07 05:51 PM   #2 
  - Many processed foods have many different ingredients  Nikia   Jul-07-07 02:32 PM   #34 
  - It is xenophobic  BushOut06   Jul-06-07 07:38 PM   #3 
  - We did?  some guy   Jul-07-07 04:52 AM   #6 
  - I meant "we" as Americans  BushOut06   Jul-07-07 09:42 AM   #14 
     - The American people or WalMart and American business lobbyist?  candice   Jul-07-07 01:07 PM   #30 
        - One could easily make the argument for both  BushOut06   Jul-07-07 02:12 PM   #33 
  - If Xenophobic means identifying and preventing dangerous goods from reaching American consumers  Louie the XIV   Jul-07-07 05:14 AM   #8 
  - What if it was turned around?  SayWhatYo   Jul-07-07 09:21 AM   #12 
  - Who got rid of labor and safety laws?  David__77   Jul-07-07 11:39 AM   #21 
     - China's labor and food safety laws were practically non-existent.  Doremus   Jul-07-07 09:16 PM   #50 
  - Yay! Let's blame the US when China puts poison in food as filler  DS1   Jul-07-07 11:09 AM   #18 
  - Hey, they're just stating a fact.. like "whole grain"! n/t  progressivebydesign   Jul-07-07 02:42 PM   #38 
  - Anyone who participated in sending our manufacturing  Cookie wookie   Jul-07-07 04:17 PM   #47 
  - A supplement company???  sandnsea   Jul-07-07 04:34 AM   #5 
  - I've got a wacky idea  me b zola   Jul-07-07 05:08 AM   #7 
  - Too much crap to inspect  AngryAmish   Jul-07-07 06:22 AM   #9 
  - Inspected for what?  Nikia   Jul-07-07 02:37 PM   #36 
     - How about....safety?  me b zola   Jul-07-07 04:10 PM   #45 
  - Embarrassed to say "Made in the USA " ?  ohio2007   Jul-07-07 07:02 AM   #10 
  - What if it was made in Vietnam?  SayWhatYo   Jul-07-07 09:18 AM   #11 
     - Then that means it wasn't "Made In The USA"  ohio2007   Jul-07-07 11:02 AM   #15 
        - right, it wasn't  shanti   Jul-07-07 08:59 PM   #49 
  - This may be illegal. Competitors will sue them if regulators don't step in first.  Eugene   Jul-07-07 09:40 AM   #13 
  - Screw free trade.  VTMechEngr   Jul-07-07 11:07 AM   #17 
     - I cringe every time I go to my college economics class.  Crowman1979   Jul-07-07 11:23 AM   #19 
        - It DOES benefit everyone...  sendero   Jul-07-07 11:56 AM   #22 
           - Oh yeah, Serfdom, here we come!  VTMechEngr   Jul-07-07 01:05 PM   #29 
           - I just now you're being sarcastic.. right? please say you are. n/t  progressivebydesign   Jul-07-07 02:43 PM   #39 
              - If you think...  sendero   Jul-07-07 07:49 PM   #48 
  - Clear food labels about where stuff comes from would be nice.  Vinca   Jul-07-07 11:05 AM   #16 
  - I'm trying to avoid wheat gluten, but it's very hard.  kath   Jul-08-07 08:49 PM   #55 
  - I am skeptical of this "Chinese products dangerous" media spree.  David__77   Jul-07-07 11:37 AM   #20 
  - I didn't realize that we were importing food from China until the pet food deaths...  candice   Jul-07-07 01:12 PM   #31 
  - You've obviously not been reading of the TONS of tainted foods each day...  progressivebydesign   Jul-07-07 02:45 PM   #40 
  - The ceo of this company is pretty much a fool  ckramer   Jul-07-07 12:08 PM   #23 
  - U.S. company to label health food "China-free"  candice   Jul-07-07 01:00 PM   #24 
  - As someone who wants to avoid sending China my money, I like it.  Coventina   Jul-07-07 01:00 PM   #25 
  - Agree. Much of the processed food Made in the U.S.A. is unhealthy...  candice   Jul-07-07 01:00 PM   #26 
  - Excellent!  brentspeak   Jul-07-07 01:00 PM   #27 
  - all food in this country should be labeled with country of origin for all ingedients nt  msongs   Jul-07-07 01:00 PM   #28 
  - It's called Capitalism. What, the Chinese are afraid of Capitalism?  Neshanic   Jul-07-07 01:14 PM   #32 
  - I'd usually think this xenophobic, 'cause that's what it is. n/t  pampango   Jul-07-07 02:33 PM   #35 
  - Your contempt for the American worker is well-known on the boards  brentspeak   Jul-07-07 03:12 PM   #43 
  - Works for me! Now if we could all get Trader Joes to stop buying that crap!  progressivebydesign   Jul-07-07 02:41 PM   #37 
  - That is disturbing and sad.  Coventina   Jul-07-07 03:37 PM   #44 
  - A Trader Joe's customer service rep told me that Americans didn't  candice   Jul-08-07 12:51 AM   #51 
  - This is already being done within the industry  Nikia   Jul-07-07 02:47 PM   #41 
  - I wish I knew more about what I bought.  LeviathanCrumbling   Jul-07-07 02:55 PM   #42 
     - The food industry lobbies against informing us of the country of origin  candice   Jul-08-07 12:59 AM   #52 
 

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