Monday, November 3, 2008

Child labor concerns

Below is some interesting information you can use regarding the country of origin for manufactured Items you have selected for purchase....You can determine which country the item came from by simply checking the BAR CODE. As you know, the whole world has become very concerned about Chinese manufactured goods. Consumers can actually differentiate which products are made in Canada, the Philippines, Taiwan, China or other country's simply by checking the bar code....
The first 3 digits of the barcode is the country of origin where the product is made.

All barcodes that start with 690 to 695 are MADE IN CHINA. If it begins with 471 it is Made in Taiwan

Government and other related departments have neglected to inform the public about this simple informational product check, Therefore, it becomes necessary that we educate
ourselves, if we are to protect ourselves...

Chinese manufacturers are learning that global consumers do not prefer products with the 'Made in China' label, and they are beginning to not show or print the country where the product originated.

However, armed with this important information you can now refer to the barcode..... Remember, if the first 3 digits are: 690-695 that indicate the product OR FOODSTUFFS are "Made in China"...... Below are some other BAR CODES for your enlightenment.
00 ~ 13 USA and-or CANADA (but watch out for Canada as much of China's fish are "packaged" in Canada to throw you off)
30 ~ 37 FRANCE

40 ~ 44 GERMANY

49 ~ JAPAN

50 ~ UK

57 ~ Denmark

64 ~ Finland

76 ~ Switzerland and-or Liechtenstein
471 ~ Taiwan (which is still China but with a different name)
480 ~ the Philippines
628 ~ Saudi-Arabia
629 ~ United Arab Emirates
690 ~ 695 CHINA
740 ~ 745 Central America
Click on this website to learn more about how to READ Bar Codes...
This is some really good information , and you might wish to pass it on!!


Angie said...

That is some good information. Especially with Christmas shopping being done (except by time...yet) We've decided to do lots of homemade gifts this year some cool ideas to try!

This was so neat Donetta that you popped over---because I had you on my mind early this morning...with intentions of visiting...but the office has been a buZZZy place today...since it's the 3rd!

Denise said...

Great stuff.

Older women likewise teach the younger women...

• how to love their husbands
• how to love their children
• how to be self-controlled
• how to be pure
• how to be keepers at home
• how to be kind and submissive (not subservient) to their own husbands. (See Titus 2:3-5)

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