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FDA report shows progress in reducing overuse of antibiotics for food animals

Consumer Reports calls on beef and pork producers to take more action to stop misuse of life-saving drugs WASHINGTON, D.C. – A new report issued…

December 18, 2018

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Consumer Reports hails New York’s consumer fraud settlement with Charter over internet speeds

CR filed amicus brief in support of New York’s lawsuit against Charter WASHINGTON, D.C. — Consumer Reports today praised the New York state attorney general’s…

December 18, 2018

Consumer Reports comments on Proposed Final Judgment in CVS-Aetna merger

On December 17, 2018, Consumer Reports joined allied consumer advocacy organizations that are concerned about the high cost of prescription drugs, escalating health care costs,…

December 18, 2018

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CR Statement on Education Department decision to cancel loan debts for defrauded students

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Suzanne Martindale, senior policy counsel for Consumer Reports, issued the following statement in response to the U.S. Department of Education’s decision late…

December 14, 2018

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FCC Takes Small Step Forward on Robocalls, Two Steps Back with Text Message Classification

Wednesday, December 12, 2018 WASHINGTON, DC — While the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) made some progress today in the effort to reduce unwanted robocalls, it…

December 12, 2018

Letter Supporting NYC Council Bill Int. No. 1102 to Address Cable Fee Disclosure

Consumers Reports sent a letter to New York City Council members Koo, Richards, Constantinides, Grodenchik, Espinal, Salamanca and Kallosis supporting bill Int. No. 1102 introduced…

December 12, 2018

Comments to NHTSA on proposal to allow adaptive driving beam headlight systems on new cars

This proposal would alter FMVSS No. 108 to permit manufacturers the option of equipping vehicles with adaptive driving beam (ADB) technology, which actively modifies the…

December 11, 2018

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Consumer Reports applauds McDonald’s significant first step towards new global policy to reduce medically important antibiotics by beef suppliers

McDonald’s Establishes Framework to Address Growing Antibiotics Crisis; Ultimate Impact Depends on Reduction Targets to Be Announced in 2020  YONKERS, NY — Consumer Reports praised McDonald’s…

December 11, 2018

Trump Administration emissions plan “Flawed and Misleading” says new report

The analysis underlying the Trump Administration’s plan for rolling back fuel efficiency and greenhouse standards in vehicles is based on “fundamental flaws and inconsistencies, is at…

December 10, 2018

Letter Supporting NYC’s Broadband Privacy bill, Int. 1101-2018

Consumer Reports Advocacy writes to support Int. 1101-2018, establishing broadband privacy f0r New York City residents.

December 10, 2018

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