There is so much discussion these days around the MADE IN USA label.  What does it take to use the label “Made in USA” and can you trust the label when you see it? 

This article will tell you everything you need to know.

You can trust the Made In USA label because it is a regulated term by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). 

They set guidelines for how the label is used and if it is not used correctly they fine the business!  Customs help the FTC with regulations and individuals may also report on the FTC website if they suspect something or see evidence that something is wrong.

Therefore it is a label that you can trust when you see it! 

What is required to use the Made In USA label? 

The FTC guidelines for using “Made In USA” is that “all or virtually all” of the product was Made in the USA.  They use this language so that no matter what item you are trying to sell – it is clear that it needs to be fully Made in the United States in order to put that label on it.  The FTC guidelines are clear that “all significant parts, processing, and labor that go into the product must be of U.S. origin.”  Read More