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Joint letter to CPSC urging enforcement of the Child Nicotine Poisoning Prevention Act

* American Academy of Pediatrics  * American Cancer Society Action Network * American Heart Association * American Lung Association * Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids *…

August 15, 2019

Press Release

Consumer Reports applauds signing of Harper’s Law in NY to help protect children from deadly furniture tip-overs

YONKERS, N.Y. — Consumer Reports, the nonprofit consumer advocacy organization, today praised the signing of a new law in New York state to help protect…

August 13, 2019

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

Joint letter to the Senate Commerce Committee on two product safety-related bills

We write to express our positions on two product safety-related bills that will be considered before the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee in Executive…

July 23, 2019

Joint letter to House committee on markup of product safety bills

* Consumer Federation of America * Kids In Danger * Consumer Reports * Public Citizen * We write to you to express our support for…

July 16, 2019

Press Release

Consumer Reports: New Fisher-Price recall of inclined sleeper ‘shockingly overdue’

CR calls on parent company Mattel to put infant safety first and offer full refunds, not vouchers WASHINGTON, D.C. —The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission…

June 27, 2019

Press Release

Parents and consumer advocates call on Ikea to do more to get dangerous, recalled dressers out of homes

* Consumer Federation of America * Consumer Reports * Kids In Danger * Parents Against Tip-Overs * Public Citizen * NEW YORK—Three years after IKEA…

June 27, 2019

Press Release

Joint statement supporting H.R. 3172 / S. 1767, the Safe Sleep Act, to prohibit the sale of infant inclined sleepers

* American Academy of Pediatrics * Consumer Federation of America * Consumer Reports * Kids In Danger * “As leading child health and consumer advocacy…

June 11, 2019

Joint letter to New York State Legislature in support of “Harper’s Law”

* Consumer Federation of America * Consumer Reports * Kids In Danger * NYS American Academy of Pediatrics, Chapters 1, 2 & 3 * Parents…

May 29, 2019

Written testimony urging far greater CPSC funding, as sent to Senate appropriations subcommittee

Consumer Reports, the independent, non-profit member organization, strongly urges you and your colleagues on the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government to…

May 24, 2019

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