Iconic Brands We've Outsourced

Globalization has pushed a lot of Americana overseas
By Kevin Spak,  Newser Staff
Posted Mar 22, 2010 4:24 PM CDT
Iconic Brands We've Outsourced
Roughly 1.5% of American flags aren't manufactured in the United States anymore, and that number might be higher if there weren't protectionist laws regarding flag making.

Baseballs are as American as Mom and apple pie, right? Well, hopefully they have parents and pastry in Costa Rica, too, because that’s where Rawlings’ factory is located now. Loads of other all-American brands aren’t so all-American anymore, Newsweek reports, singling out the companies seen in the slideshow above. (Read more outsourcing stories.)

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