Senate

Mehmet Oz’s Products Produced Overseas, Despite Campaign Rhetoric

A new report from Salon highlights that while Pennsylvania New Jersey Republican “Mehmet Oz launched his Senate campaign this week with calls to focus on creating jobs in the United States,” “his own company sells products made overseas, largely in China.”

Key points, via Salon:

  • “Mehmet Oz launched his Senate campaign this week with calls to focus on creating jobs in the United States — but his own company sells products made overseas, largely in China.”
  • “[T]he Walmart site clarifies that the Dr. Oz Good Life ‘Safe in Bed Waterproof Mattress pad’ is made in China. The company’s mattresses are made in Spain, according to a listing from Hudson’s Bay.”
  • “Oz’s campaign did not respond to a request for comment.”
  • “After announcing his Senate campaign, Oz came under new scrutiny over whether he actually lives in Pennsylvania […] for much of his adult life has lived in a posh home in Cliffside Park, New Jersey, where he films his TV show.”

In other news, Oz this week confirmed in an interview that he supports banning abortion and indicated that he backs the Supreme Court overturning Roe v. Wade if they believe it’s “the right decision based on what they think the Constitution says.”

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