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So I had to send a Fuzzibunz I purchased in September back to MOE because the elastic broke in the back of the diaper. Well I just got my replacement <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/orngbiggrin.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="orange big grin">!! I think it is the new version! The tag says "Made in the USA" and it is the pink Gingham/floral print!! The PUL is much thicker than my other "Mexico" FB and the fleece is OOOOH so soft and much thicker too! They even sent me another insert! I am soooooo happy with it. I am so excited that I got this as a replacement, since I got my other diaper from FuzziBunzOnline for like $11 as an overstock! Does anyone else think they got a sneak peek at the new Fuzzibunz??<br><br>
I'm starting to like the Fuzzi Bunz company again!
 

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The elastic broke??? Whoa!<br><br>
That is so exciting about the new FB! Is there anything else different? I had a pink gingham size large and the fleece was horrible quality. It was made in Mexico.<br><br>
I can't wait to try the new FB too!
 

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It just seems sturdier. I have only used it once but so far so good. I will let you know after I use it a few more times, how the fleece and such holds up! <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="smile">
 

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did MOE change their business? I have a few made in MX that are ok but am not happy w/ supporting that... when are the new ones coming out??
 

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Sometime in the later part of December.
 

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I'm so glad they've moved production back to the States. I have four Mexican made FBs and they're just awful -- inconsistent sizes, bad stitching, and shoddy elastic on all of them. They seemed like they were designed to fall apart the day the warranty ended on them <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/lol.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="lol"><br><br>
I was dreading having to do the whole "try every diaper in the world" routine again when my son outgrows his current size. I'm so, so, so glad I'm going to be able to just buy more FBs when the time comes.
 

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i just got some of the old ones on special b4 the new ones come out and i thought the fleece was very thick and much better than my older one. maybe it isnt the new kind?
 

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The WAHM I bought my original ones from said that supposedly the new ones will have squared off tabs and the original ones were pointed tabs.<br>
The pink Gingham was a fabric they carried before so unless they are using the same print it was most likely the original one.<br>
If you like it, many stores still carry the Pink Gingham on closeout.<br><br>
The new ones (of any design) always seem so plush! Then I wash them for a couple of months and we're back to thin pilled fleece... <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/wink1.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="wink1"><br>
It will be interesting to see what the NEW FBs really have to offer in regards to changes.<br><br>
As far as 'Made in the USA' goes, I own a batch each of FB Mediums and FB Larges all bought in 2006 that ALL say 'Made in the USA' on the label.<br>
I just bought a batch of FB Smalls on closeout sale (am hoping for an '08 baby) and all of them are labeled 'Made in the USA' as well.<br>
I wonder what the labeling laws are? Like for example can they have them sewn in Mexico and then just add the snaps in the US and call them 'Made in the USA'?
 

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Wow...I remember when Tereson herself made the Fuzzi Bunz "In the USA" - (I'm old in the diapering world <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/lol.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="lol">) I'm in shock that any were made in Mexico. What happened?
 

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I don't think it is a new one. They are not coming out until Dec 10th.<br><br>
I still do not understand the made in usa versus made in mexico issues. Mine are half and half and they all are identical. I have a friend of a friend who makes baby carriers and I know from her that manufacturing in the USA is very difficult right now. Very hard. She had to move her production to India just to get organic cloth and the right kind of factory.
 

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<div style="font-style:italic;">I don't think it is a new one. They are not coming out until Dec 10th.<br><br>
I still do not understand the made in usa versus made in mexico issues. Mine are half and half and they all are identical. I have a friend of a friend who makes baby carriers and I know from her that manufacturing in the USA is very difficult right now. Very hard. She had to move her production to India just to get organic cloth and the right kind of factory.</div>
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It's a question of Fair Trade I believe and quality of product. Personally, I try not to buy anything not made in the USA. I choose to support workers here rather than abroad. I choose to support USA companies who retain USA workers. If that means paying a little bit more, then I do. I've seen too many people out of their factory jobs around here and other parts I've lived. It isn't fair to the US worker to loose their job for the sake of increasing profits to businesses. It takes a skill factory worker and puts them in a dead end job at WM!!! Who is importing all the crap made else where and the worker has to see an inferior product daily being bought by unknowing consumers. Okay, I'll step down from the soap box now...<img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/lol.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="lol"><br><br>
I personally have such old FBs, there is no marking of USA or Mex or anywhere else. Just the tag on the flap! Some of the PUL is breaking down after 6 yrs. I did wonder why they were having close out pricing on their diapers recently, probably to get rid of faulty product. I was so tempted to get a few new ones.<br><br>
FWIW - when I was buying FB 5 and 6 years ago the sizes were irregular, from diaper to diaper there were descrepancies and a lot of mamas were maddly getting rid of them and FB were not popular here at all then. I have mediums that are really smallish, I have mediums that are largish, I have larges that are mediumish, I have larges that are XL ish and I have XL that are just large or off like maybe a petite. I know them by color! LOL Heaven help my dh if I die!!! Ah, he'll just buy disposables <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/irked.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="irked">:
 

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Just an fyi, it is almost impossible, according to my manufacturing source, to find organic cloth milled in this country and a factory to make your product in. That is what she faced and why her product is not in the USA.<br><br>
I do agree with your stance on made in usa stuff but I also think it is increasingly difficult to do. Some companies, like hanna andersson, ellaroo, plan toys, are very good companies who make excellent products with a green, eco-friendly manufacturing record but they also make them outside of the USA. You have to pick and choose your battles. I am going go try to give my money to ethical companies who make excellent products with environmentally friendly materials and ethical manufacturing processes. If they do so outside of this country, that is ok with me. If they are made in the USA, that is ok, too.<br><br>
I have no idea what FBs factory in Mexico was like, btw.
 

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This is true, manufacturing in the US is a dying trade.<br><br>
I actually don't find the "need" for organic fabrics. I think buying or freecycling used is more eco-friendly, but that is a discussion for another thread and forum, although I swear I've come across one before.
 

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what is that saying, half a dozen of one, twelve of another? Used, recycling, organic, fair trade, buying local, make your own, share, freecycle - they are all better than buying new.<br><br>
But, I do love my new FBs! I guess I could have been greener......
 

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<div style="font-style:italic;">what is that saying, half a dozen of one, twelve of another? Used, recycling, organic, fair trade, buying local, make your own, share, freecycle - they are all better than buying new.<br><br>
But, I do love my new FBs! I guess I could have been greener......</div>
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Six of one half a dozen of another...
 

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haha! I knew I had it wrong but you understood <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/img/vbsmilies/smilies/dizzy.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="Dizzy">:
 
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