China seizes on Mattel apology to emphasize safety

BEIJING (Reuters) – China highlighted Mattel‘s apology over its recall of huge numbers of toys on Monday to press Beijing‘s claim that its exports are generally safe and foreign politicians and media have unfairly hyped quality scares.

Before those recalls, a spate of complaints involving unsafe Chinese products ranging from other toys and seafood to toothpaste that entered EU and U.S. markets prompted calls on both sides of the Atlantic for stricter scrutiny of made-in-China goods.

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