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Consumer Reports praises House for advancing bill to provide new funds, authority for FTC privacy protections; urges Senate to take action

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, the United States House of Representatives advanced the Build Back Better Act, which includes $500 million over ten years to fund…

November 19, 2021

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Joint news release: Important Furniture Safety Legislation Re-Introduced in the Senate

Consumer Federation of America * Consumer Reports * Kids in Danger (KID) * Public Citizen   STURDY Act Would Prevent Tip-overs, Save Lives   Washington,…

November 18, 2021

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Consumer Reports Urges DOT to Hold Airlines Accountable for Flight Operation and Customer Service Failures as Holiday Travel Approaches

The Department of Transportation must act quickly to hold airlines accountable for widespread flight cancellations and changes, insufficient refund vouchers, and additional costs for family…

November 18, 2021

CR letter to DOT Secretary Buttigieg urging him to hold airlines accountable for recent operational failures

Letter by William J. McGee, Aviation Adviser at Consumer Reports, and George P. Slover, Senior Policy Counsel at Consumer Reports, to Secretary Buttigieg urging the…

November 18, 2021

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Consumer Reports urges Congress to ban toxic PFAS “forever chemicals” in food packaging

Federal ban proposed as increasing number of states take action to protect the public WASHINGTON, D.C. — Consumer Reports is calling on Congress to pass…

November 18, 2021

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Consumer Reports urges FDA to take immediate action to limit heavy metals in baby food

CR testifies at hearing on FDA’s Closer to Zero plan today WASHINGTON, D.C. – Consumer Reports is calling on the U.S. Food and Drug Administration…

November 18, 2021

CR testimony on the FDA’s Closer to Zero plan on heavy metals in food

Testimony by Dr. Michael Hansen, PhD, senior scientist at Consumer Reports, calling on the FDA to speed up its timeline for adopting strict limits on…

November 17, 2021

CR Joint Letter with AFL-CIO in Support of H.R. 5502, the INFORM Consumers Act

Description: The House Energy and Commerce Committee advanced H.R. 5502, the INFORM Consumers Act, out of Committee. We submitted a joint letter with the AFL-CIO…

November 17, 2021

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Apple changes course on right to repair; extends some rights to consumers for certain products

WASHINGTON, DC — In an encouraging step forward for the right to repair, Apple today announced that it will provide customers with access to parts,…

November 17, 2021

Fact Sheet: CR tests find heavy metals in spices pose health concerns

Consumer Reports tested 15 types of dried herbs and spices used in a variety of cuisines for the presence of heavy metals.  CR looked at…

November 9, 2021

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