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Ikea extends furniture recall to China after criticism

Chinese media cast doubts on the quality and safety of Ikea's products, while an editorial published by Xinhua, the official news agency, denounced the recall exclusion as "blatant bullying".


BOWING to two weeks of rising public pressure in China, Swedish furniture maker Ikea said on Tuesday that it would extend its recent recall to a country where so far it has enjoyed a strong reputation.

The move marks the latest sign of the growing power of the Chinese...