Are the Chinese or Americans to blame on hazardous products from China?
I was thinking about this a while ago. The big American companies go to China becuase it is cheaper for them and they can make more money and exploit the Chinese workers. Is it the Chinese workers fault that they put lead paint on the toys? They were doing their job and using the supplies given to them. Who's to blame on this subject?
Asked By: hvstrom - 8/14/2007
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Well not the Chinese workers no matter how you look at it... More
Answered By: Showtunes - 8/14/2007
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I know I'm biased, but I believe it's China's fault. It's like the term keep your friends close but your enemies closer. The Chinese manufacturers are acting like terrorists. How many times are we going to have to recall a food product or a toy? Yet, it is America's fault for not double checking the products that get... More
Answered By: rachel b - 8/14/2007
The chinese. I work in manufacturing. To import goods to china you have to have special permission from there goverment on certain items. The chinese are trying to hold other countries to a higher standard than what they are willing to do themselves. There is a form called IMDS International Material Data Sheet. It is... More
Answered By: PATRICK L - 8/14/2007
If it says made in China. DON'T BUY IT. Next problem. Sally did you have your hand up?
Answered By: Get a Life - 8/14/2007
I think blame should be placed at both ends. American companies should check quality control better in the places they hire to make products for us. The Chinese government should also make sure that the quality of the products they sell for a country meets that county's quality control standards. The actual workers... More
Answered By: Morgana - 8/14/2007
They are both to blame. See what happens when we outsource jobs? It shocks me to see the honor that the Chinese actually have though. I can't believe that Chinese guy killed himself over the toy scandal. I know a few American businessmen who should follow suit...
Answered By: lillllbit - 8/14/2007
Both, but mainly the Chinese.
Answered By: Opinionated - 8/14/2007
Companies that made the purchase in manufacturing products imported into the US should be to blame. They are the ones that accepted substandard products, to make a quick buck, and put them on the market for US consumers. Would you buy a house made from straw and twigs, it would be cheaper than... if you require a... More
Answered By: Darren J - 8/14/2007
the chinese, but nobody forces you to buy their crap.
Answered By: abenezerscroogexxx - 8/14/2007
Obviously there is enough blame to go around. But I feel the US companies deserve more blame. I believe ultimately, the responsibility lies with US companies... More
Answered By: Steven D - 8/15/2007
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