So that green stuff all over the kid's hands, that gave 57 other kids the salmonella, is made in China. How comforting that Robert's American [sic] Gourmet chairman Robert Ehrlich claimed not to know that their veggie seasoning came from China.
Would requiring country of origin labels on food help Ehrlich and his customers out? If the view from Wal-Mart's any indication, a "Made in China" label's not slowing too many people down. The NY Times:
In 2002, a law was passed that required such labeling on most agricultural products, but the meat and grocery industries successfully campaigned to keep it from going into effect, except for seafood.