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If you are uncomfortable addressing these questions, you better read:
Factory fire in Bangladesh ignites scrutiny over working conditions, overseas practices.
Here's the drift:
The garment factory in Bangladesh where 112 people were killed in a fire had been making clothes for Wal-Mart, Disney, Sears and other major global retailers — some of whom say they thought they had stopped doing business with the place.Bottom line: Monitor your supply chain! If you don't know who is making your product and under what conditions, who does?
The apparent confusion underscored what some industry experts say is a major obstacle to improving factory safety in developing nations ...