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Monday, 5 September 2016

Cotton Egypt Association begins investigating Welspun

The Egyptian Cotton Association, the entity grants the “Egyptian Cotton” seal of approval, has begun an investigation with officials from India’s Welspun over cotton products mislabelled as Egyptian, Al Masry Al Youm reported. As we had previously reported, Welspun was selling cotton mislabelled as “Egyptian” to US retailers. Welspun had received rights to use the logo after presenting samples and documentation, said association CEO Khaled Shuman, and incidents involving the US chain Target are now under investigation.

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