FedEx Indicted for Shipping Drugs, Buckyballs Recall, What Does “Made in the USA” Mean?

- July 18, 2014 12:30 PM
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FedEx has been indicted by the U.S. Department of Justice for delivering drugs for illegal online pharmacies, for which the shipping company could pay a fine of more than $1.6 billion. FedEx denies the charges.

“Made in the USA” doesn’t quite mean made in the USA yet.

The Consumer Product Safety Commission has ordered a formal recall of Buckyballs, a highly magnetic toy made of rare-earth metals that pose an ingestion hazard to children.

Amazon is introducing a digital subscription service for its Kindle that would allow consumers to download unlimited e-books and audiobooks for $9.99 a month. Alas, the library is still cheaper.

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