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CR investigation finds dangerous salmonella bacteria in nearly one-third of ground chicken samples tested

CR calls for stronger USDA oversight to protect public health, offers tips for consumers to reduce risk of getting sick  YONKERS, NY – A new…

June 30, 2022

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CR praises EPA for issuing strong PFAS health advisories to protect the public from dangerous “forever chemicals” in drinking water

EPA takes action as legislation advances in the Senate to ban PFAS in food packaging  WASHINGTON, D.C. – Consumer Reports applauded the U.S. Environmental Protection…

June 15, 2022

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CR testifies on how dysfunction at the FDA hindered its infant formula response at House Appropriations Agriculture Subcommittee hearing

CR calls for strengthened leadership and accountability for FDA’s food safety program WASHINGTON, D.C. – Brian Ronholm, director of food policy at Consumer Reports, will…

May 25, 2022

CR Testimony on the infant formula crisis before the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture

Testimony by CR’s Brian Ronholm, director of food policy, on the infant formula crisis before the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture.  Ronholm’s testimony highlights how…

May 25, 2022

Four infant formula questions for FDA Commissioner Califf

By Scott Faber and Brian Ronholm Several factors have contributed to the infant formula crisis we are witnessing now and, though the operations at Abbott…

May 19, 2022

It’s time to ban toxic forever chemicals from food packaging

Food Safety News: It’s time to ban toxic forever chemicals from food packaging By Brian Ronholm, Consumer Reports and Liz Hitchcock, Safer Chemicals, Healthy Families…

May 13, 2022

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FDA’s proposed limits on lead in fruit juices leave vulnerable children at risk

Consumers Reports calls on FDA to set lower limits which its tests show are feasible  WASHINGTON, D.C. – Limits proposed by the U.S. Food and…

April 27, 2022

Consumer, industry, and state regulator coalition letter to FDA calling for strengthened leadership and accountability in FDA’s food safety and nutrition program

Joint letter from 30 organizations representing consumers, industry leaders, and state and local regulators, calling on the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to strengthen leadership…

April 25, 2022

CR letter in support of the Colorado PFAS Chemicals Consumer Protection Act

Consumer Reports letter in support of HB 22-1345, a Colorado bill that would ban the intentional use of perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in rugs…

April 14, 2022

Consumer Reports comment letter on FDA’s proposed agricultural water rule

Consumer Reports letter to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on its proposed standards for agricultural water used for growing, harvesting, packing, and holding produce…

April 5, 2022

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