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CR letter in support of Massachusetts bill that bans PFAS in food packaging

Consumer Reports letter to the Massachusetts Joint Committee on Public Health in support of H.2348/S.1494, legislation that bans the intentional use of PFAS in food…

October 6, 2021

Press Release

California becomes seventh state to ban PFAS “forever chemicals” in food packaging and wrappers

New law also requires warning labels on cookware made with PFAS chemicals  SACRAMENTO, CA – California has become the seventh state to ban the use…

October 5, 2021

Press Release

Consumer Reports: “Disturbing” House report on toxic heavy metals in baby food shows FDA, companies must take action for children’s safety

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Consumer Reports today urged baby food manufacturers and the Food and Drug Administration to take quick and decisive action to address the…

September 29, 2021

Letter to USDA calling for modernization of poultry food safety to reduce foodborne illnesses

In a letter to Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack, Consumer Reports joined a coalition of consumer groups, illness survivors, poultry industry leaders, academic scientists, and other…

September 2, 2021

Press Release

Consumer Reports endorses the Food Labeling Modernization Act of 2021

Legislation aims to make grocery labels simpler, clearer, and more informative WASHINGTON, D.C. – Consumers will have an easier time making more informed and healthy…

August 4, 2021

CR testimony before Senate Judiciary Committee on competition issues in the food supply chain

Description: Consumer Reports testified at a hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee on competition problems in the food supply chain. One particular focus was beef,…

July 28, 2021

CR testimony at U.S. Senate hearing “Beefing up Competition: Examining America’s Food Supply Chain”

George Slover, senior policy counsel, testified at the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee hearing “Beefing up Competition: Examining America’s Food Supply Chain.” Slover described how competition…

July 28, 2021

Press Release

Consumer Reports testifies at U.S. Senate hearing on competition concerns in food supply chain

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Consumer Reports is testifying today before the Senate Judiciary Committee at a hearing entitled “Beefing up Competition: Examining America’s Food Supply Chain.”…

July 28, 2021

Press Release

House votes to approve the PFAS Action Act (HR 2467)

Consumer Reports urges the Senate to protect the public from widespread contamination of toxic “forever chemicals”  WASHINGTON, D.C. – Consumer Reports praised the House of…

July 21, 2021

Consumer Reports fact sheet on PFAS

Consumer Reports fact sheet on per- and polyfluorinated alkyl substances (PFAS), an ever-expanding group of more than 4,700 man-made toxic chemicals that are widely used…

July 19, 2021

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