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Standard Furniture sues Chinese factory for substituting water buffalo for leather

Standard Furniture Manufacturing Inc.filed a complaint against its Chinese suppliers for delivering chairs and sofas labeled "top grain leather" but using water buffalo hide instead. Standard Furniture alleges to U.S. District Court in Santa Ana, California, that LF Products and True Designs Inc. shipped $600,000 of its celebrity Joanna and Chip Gaines furniture in unsalable quality.

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