Flag clothing technically illegal in USA from July 4th

Related Keywords: advertising, America, ban, clothing, consumers, flag, Nike, The Doneger Group, United States

United States
Flag clothing technically illegal in USA from July 4th
Summary: 
Although Nike has recalled its “Betsy Ross” American flag sneakers, shoppers looking for flag-adorned clothing in stores will have plenty of other options, even though the popular trend is technically illegal. Nike had intended to release a pair of Air Max 1 Quick Strike sneakers

Although Nike has recalled its “Betsy Ross” American flag sneakers, shoppers looking for flag-adorned clothing in stores will have plenty of other options, even though the popular trend is technically illegal.

Nike had intended to release a pair of Air Max 1 Quick Strike sneakers for the Fourth of July that featured a 13-star flag, commonly linked to Philadelphia seamstress Betsy Ross, but said Tuesday it halted distribution ”... based on concerns that it could unintentionally offend and detract from the nation’s patriotic holiday.”

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France planning to ban destruction of unsold clothes

Related Keywords: ban, clothes, Earth, eco-friendly, environment, fahion, France, Textiles, unsold

France
France planning to ban destruction of unsold clothes
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France is to pass legislation banning supermarkets and producers from destroying unsold non-food items in a “world first”, according to Edouard Philippe, the prime minister. France has already enacted a law banning supermarkets from destroying unsold food, and obliging supermarkets to hand it to charity, but the government wishes to extend the ban to clothing, electronics

France is to pass legislation banning supermarkets and producers from destroying unsold non-food items in a “world first”, according to Edouard Philippe, the prime minister.

France has already enacted a law banning supermarkets from destroying unsold food, and obliging supermarkets to hand it to charity, but the government wishes to extend the ban to clothing, electronics or plastics, and other products.

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Banning sale of fur garments in New York

Related Keywords: animals, ban, clothing, fur, New York

United States
Banning sale of fur garments in New York
Summary: 
The New York City Council held a hearing on a proposed fur ban on Monday afternoon. Supporters said the ban is the humane thing to do, while opponents called the bill a job killer, CBS2’s Marcia Kramer reported. The New York City flag enshrines the historical importance

The New York City Council held a hearing on a proposed fur ban on Monday afternoon.

Supporters said the ban is the humane thing to do, while opponents called the bill a job killer, CBS2’s Marcia Kramer reported.

The New York City flag enshrines the historical importance of the fur industry — two beavers have pride of place in the official insignia. But Council Speaker Corey Johnson said they should be a symbol of the future, not the past.

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France and Sweden have submitted a proposal to Echa to ban or restrict over 1,000 skin sensitisers in textiles, leather, furs and skins sold to consumers

Related Keywords: apparels, ban, chemical, clothing, fabrics, France, skin, Sweden, Textile

United Kingdom
France and Sweden have submitted a proposal to Echa to ban or restrict over 1,00
Summary: 
France, Sweden propose ban on over 1,000 allergens in textiles.The joint initiative includes all substances classified as skin sensitisers under the CLP Regulation

France, Sweden propose ban on over 1,000 allergens in textiles.

The joint initiative includes all substances classified as skin sensitisers under the CLP Regulation and 25 substances of the family of disperse dyes with sensitising properties.

Ahead of the proposal, the French Agency for Food, Environment and Occupational Health and Safety (Anses) conducted a study to identify substances present in certain articles. And the Swedish Chemicals Agency (Kemi) carried out an analysis of risk management options under REACH on skin sensitisers in textiles.

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Jute mills practicing unfair trade to be banned from government quota

Related Keywords: ban, Bureau of Indian Standards, cheaper price, government quota, importing jute bags, Indian jute mills association, jute mills, poor quality, unfair trade practices

Bhubaneswar
Jute mills practicing unfair trade to be banned from government quota
Summary: 
Some jute mills, including a majority of them belonging to Indian Jute Mills Association (Ijma), have been found illegally importing jute bags from Bangladesh and Nepal at a cheaper price to sell it at higher prices to the state-owned food procuring agencies for profiteering.

Some jute mills, including a majority of them belonging to Indian Jute Mills Association (Ijma), have been found illegally importing jute bags from Bangladesh and Nepal at a cheaper price to sell it at higher prices to the state-owned food procuring agencies for profiteering.
The Jute Commissioner has warned the jute industry of a ban on their getting a government quota for five years, citing unfair trade practices by some mills.

The Jute Packaging Materials Act, 1987 provides for compulsory packaging of sugar and food grains in jute bags by government agencies up to 100 per cent.

http://www.business-standard.com/article/markets/jute-sector-faces-threat-of-ban-on-government-quota-114072800800_1.html
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