In the meantime, Mattel faces a lawsuit filed in Los Angeles Superior Court that seeks the company to set up a fund to cover the cost of administering tests for children who were exposed to any of the recalled products that were made in China.
China’s response to all these recalls has been to launch a new campaign to restore international trust in its products. The campaign is a weeklong TV series titled “Believe in Made in China” which defends the country’s safety standards. However, new allegations of unsafe Chinese exported products, ranging from the toy to the food category, are going to make it difficult for consumers to tune in without any preconceived doubt. Here is more of our coverage on the China recall.