COMMENT: Bamboo ban hints at crackdown on green claims
By Leonie Barrie | 9 February 2010
Question: When is bamboo not bamboo? Answer: When it's used to make clothing. At least that's according to regulators in the US and Canada, who are cracking down on marketing claims that could be misleading or deceptive in their efforts to appeal to environmentally conscious consumers.
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