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After viewing the Chinese Imports & Food Safety (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. video, consider whether U.S. retailers that utilize products or raw ingredients that are imported from China and are poorly regulated should be liable in tort for injuries to consumers who are harmed by those products. Answer parts a and b of the prompt. a. For this part of the prompt, answer one of the following points: o If U.S. companies should not be liable, then they could be legally exempt from tort liability. Discuss the consequences of such a policy to U.S. consumers. o If the U.S. companies should be liable, then those companies would not be legally exempt from tort liability. Discuss the consequences of such a policy to U.S. businesses. A tort describes where one person causes injury, harm, or damage to another person, whether it be intentional, unintentional, violation or negligence. The person or company that commits the tort incurs tort liability, this means that they must reimburse the victim if found liable for the claim.

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