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CR comments to USDA on Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service Proposed Rule on Genetically Engineered Organisms

SUMMARY: Although GE plants hold out promise for improving crops, this new technology also raises environmental and health questions that should require premarket assessment by…

August 9, 2019

CR comments to FTC on Contact Lens Rule

SUMMARY: The Federal Trade Commission is proposing changes to its Contact Lens Rule, which requires the eye doctor to give patients a copy of their…

July 30, 2019

Consumer Reports urges support for the No Surprises Act and to extend these consumer protections to air ambulances

On July 25, 2019, Consumer Reports wrote to Chairman Scott, Ranking Member Foxx, and members of the House Education and Labor Committee to urge their…

July 25, 2019

Press Release

CR urges House Energy & Commerce Committee to protect patients from surprise medical bills

Committee voting today on “No Surprises Act” to ensure patients don’t get stuck with huge, unexpected medical bills  WASHINGTON, D.C. – Consumer Reports called on…

July 11, 2019

Consumer coalition letter urging Congress to support legislation prohibiting surprise medical bills

Letter signed by 18 organizations representing patients, consumers, providers, and labor offering strong support for legislation to end “surprise medical billing.”

July 11, 2019

CR letter to Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Antitrust on effects of vertical consolidation in healthcare marketplace

SUMMARY: Consumer Reports letter to Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Antitrust, hearing on effects of vertical consolidation in healthcare marketplace.

June 14, 2019

Letter to House and Senate Judiciary Committees in support of Competitive Health Insurance Reform Act

DESCRIPTION: Letters from Consumer Reports, Consumer Federation of America, and Consumer Action, to House and Senate Judiciary Committees, supporting legislation to improve competition and consumer…

June 5, 2019

CR comments to EPA on present uses of oxytetracycline in plant agriculture

SUMMARY: Consumer Reports comments on the Environmental Protection Agency’s Proposed Interim Registration Review Decision (PID) for the use of the active ingredient oxytetracycline in plant…

May 20, 2019

CR comments to EPA on present uses of streptomycin in plant agriculture

SUMMARY: Consumer Reports comments on the Environmental Protection Agency’s Proposed Interim Registration Review Decision (PID) on the use of the active ingredient streptomycin in plant…

May 20, 2019

Letter to House Judiciary Committee in support of prescription drug antitrust bills

SUMMARY: Letter to House Judiciary Committee in support of four bills, being marked up in Committee, to promote competition and consumer choice in prescription drugs,…

April 30, 2019

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