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Consumer Reports Renews Call For Mandatory COVID-19 Safety Standards For Airlines and Airports As Holiday Travel Season Begins

Millions Of Americans Expected To Fly Over Thanksgiving Holiday Despite CDC Recommendation To Avoid Air Travel WASHINGTON, DC – As the holiday travel season approaches, Consumer…

November 23, 2020

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Consumer Reports statement on CPSC warning about nursing pillows

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Consumer Product Safety Commission today warned parents and caregivers to never let infants sleep on nursing pillows or other pillowlike products,…

October 7, 2020

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Department of Transportation’s Aviation Consumer Protection Advisory Committee is failing consumers

Consumer group letter to DOT Secretary Chao details how advisory committee is not addressing pressing airline passenger concerns during the pandemic  WASHINGTON, D.C. – In…

October 6, 2020

Letter to Department of Transportation about aviation advisory committee’s failure to address consumer concerns

Letter from CR and other consumer advocacy organizations to Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao expressing frustration that the Aviation Consumer Protection Advisory Committee (ACPAC)…

October 6, 2020

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CR Delivers 62,000 Petition Signatures To DOT Demanding Airline Safety Standards To Protect Passengers During COVID Crisis

DOT’s Voluntary Guidance For Airlines And Airports Leaves Travelers At Risk  WASHINGTON, D.C. – Consumer Reports delivered over 62,000 petition signatures to Department of Transportation…

September 23, 2020

CR letter urging Department of Transportation to mandate airline safety standards and passenger refunds during COVID-19 pandemic

Consumer Reports letter to Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao calling on her to mandate health protections in airports and onboard aircraft and to ensure…

September 22, 2020

Joint letter to Senate urging passage of STURDY Act to prevent furniture tip-overs onto children

As organizations dedicated to children’s health and safety, we write to express our strong support for S.1902, the Stop Tip-overs of Unstable, Risky Dressers on…

September 9, 2020

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Landmark California product safety bill to hold online marketplaces liable for selling defective products fails to advance

SACRAMENTO, CA – AB 3262, a bill endorsed by Consumer Reports that would have ensured online marketplaces were held strictly liable for selling defective products…

August 31, 2020

CR letter to Senate HSGAC in opposition to REINS Act

Description: CR letter to Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, in opposition to S. 92, the so-called Regulations from the Executive in Need of…

July 21, 2020

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Consumer Reports launches petition calling for mandatory COVID-19 health and safety standards for airlines and airports

DOT’s new guidelines are not enforceable and leave travelers at risk  WASHINGTON, D.C. – Consumer Reports is calling on Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao…

July 13, 2020

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