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avatar “The North Face” Parent Company and Others Fined
May 12, 2010 05:32AM
http://yosemite.epa.gov/OPA/ADMPRESS.NSF/0/AC0C1AF1625888608525771B00561E83

“The North Face” Parent Company, “Saniguard” Marketers, and Califone Fined More Than $500,000 Over Antimicrobial Claims

(SAN FRANCISCO--5/6/10) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today announced that three California companies and one New Jersey firm will pay more than $500,000 to resolve cases involving unsubstantiated antimicrobial claims for commonly used products such as shoes, headphones and bathroom fixtures.

“EPA will take decisive action against companies making unverified public health claims,” said Jared Blumenfeld, Regional Administrator of EPA’s Pacific Southwest region. “Unless these products are registered with EPA, consumers have little or no information about whether their claims are accurate.”......



The cure for a fallacious argument is a better argument, not the suppression of ideas.
-- Carl Sagan
avatar Re: “The North Face” Parent Company and Others Fined
May 12, 2010 07:28AM
Their "antichicken protection" doesn't seem to work either.
(signed)
The Marmots
avatar Re: “The North Face” Parent Company and Others Fined
May 12, 2010 08:38AM
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szalkowski
Their "antichicken protection" doesn't seem to work either.
(signed)
The Marmots

It never does.
avatar Re: “The North Face” Parent Company and Others Fined
May 12, 2010 10:39AM
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eeek
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szalkowski
Their "antichicken protection" doesn't seem to work either.
(signed)
The Marmots

It never does.

Has there been a problem with chickens in shoes, headphones, or household fixtures? We are always the last to know in Montana.



The cure for a fallacious argument is a better argument, not the suppression of ideas.
-- Carl Sagan
avatar Re: “The North Face” Parent Company and Others Fined
May 13, 2010 08:34AM
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Frank Furter
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eeek
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szalkowski
Their "antichicken protection" doesn't seem to work either.
(signed)
The Marmots

It never does.

Has there been a problem with chickens in shoes, headphones, or household fixtures? We are always the last to know in Montana.


One advantage of living in a landlocked state.
Think "Pink Tide."
(signed)
The Marmots
avatar Re: “The North Face” Parent Company and Others Fined
May 13, 2010 09:21AM
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szalkowski
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Frank Furter
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eeek
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szalkowski
Their "antichicken protection" doesn't seem to work either.
(signed)
The Marmots

It never does.

Has there been a problem with chickens in shoes, headphones, or household fixtures? We are always the last to know in Montana.


One advantage of living in a landlocked state.
Think "Pink Tide."
(signed)
The Marmots

We are hermetically sealed by Utah, Wyoming, Idaho, North Dakota against any heretical ideas as well, although occasionally some slip across the border from Canada.



The cure for a fallacious argument is a better argument, not the suppression of ideas.
-- Carl Sagan




Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 05/13/2010 09:23AM by Frank Furter.
avatar Re: “The North Face” Parent Company and Others Fined
May 12, 2010 05:52PM
Don't blame me! I didn't leave THAT in the bathroom!



Chick-on is looking at you!
avatar Re: “The North Face” Parent Company and Others Fined
May 12, 2010 07:06PM
Anti-odor treatments are primarily silver-based, with antibacterial properties. However - they're almost never advertised as being antibacterial or antimicrobial. I have seen silver-treated antibacterial bandages from Johnson & Johnson.
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