US: Ross Stores fined US$3.9m over children's drawstrings
By Petah Marian | 24 June 2013
US retailer Ross Stores has agreed to pay a US$3.9m fine after it knowingly failed to report that it failed to report that it was selling children's garments containing drawstrings - a strangulation risk.
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