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CR letter to FDA on investigation of arsenic in bottled water

SUMMARY: Consumer Reports, an independent, nonprofit member organization that works side by side with consumers to create a fairer, safer, and healthier world, writes the…

April 17, 2019

Press Release

EPA proposal to allow streptomycin to treat citrus disease poses unacceptable risk to health and the environment

Proposal allows widespread use of medically important drug that could lead to increased antibiotic resistance  WASHINGTON, D.C. – Consumer Reports urged the U.S. Environmental Protection…

March 15, 2019

CR comment letter to the EPA on the agency’s proposal to allow streptomycin to treat citrus disease

SUMMARY:  Consumer Reports comment letter to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on the agency’s proposal to allow the widespread use of streptomycin to treat citrus…

March 14, 2019

CR comments on draft recommendations of the Ad Hoc Interagency Coordination Group on Antimicrobial Resistance

SUMMARY: Consumer Reports comments on the Draft Recommendations of the Ad Hoc Interagency Coordination Group (IACG) on Antimicrobial Resistance. CR commends the IACG for developing extensive…

February 19, 2019

CR comments to FDA and survey report on the names of dairy foods in the labeling of plant-based products

SUMMARY: Consumer Reports (CR) submits comments to the Food and Drug Administration on the use of the names of dairy foods in the labeling of plant-based…

January 31, 2019

Consumer Reports letter to FDA on reducing heavy elements like arsenic, lead, and cadmium in fruit juices

Consumer Reports, an independent, nonprofit organization that works side by side with consumers to create a fairer, safer, and healthier world, writes regarding our recently…

January 30, 2019

Press Release

USDA’s new disclosure rule for genetically engineered food will leave many consumers in the dark

Information will be hard to access, rule omits many genetically engineered foods WASHINGTON, D.C. – A new disclosure rule issued today by the U.S. Department…

December 20, 2018

Letter to U.S. House opposing S. 2322, the CURD Act

Consumer Reports (CR), an independent, nonprofit member organization that works side by side with consumers for truth, transparency, and fairness in the marketplace, urges you…

December 20, 2018

Press Release

FDA report shows progress in reducing overuse of antibiotics for food animals

Consumer Reports calls on beef and pork producers to take more action to stop misuse of life-saving drugs WASHINGTON, D.C. – A new report issued…

December 18, 2018

Press Release

Consumer Reports applauds McDonald’s significant first step towards new global policy to reduce medically important antibiotics by beef suppliers

McDonald’s Establishes Framework to Address Growing Antibiotics Crisis; Ultimate Impact Depends on Reduction Targets to Be Announced in 2020  YONKERS, NY — Consumer Reports praised McDonald’s…

December 11, 2018

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