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White House plan to revoke states’ authority to set emissions standards would increase pollution, cost consumers 

WASHINGTON, DC — Today the White House announced its intention to strip 14 states of their long-standing authority to set vehicle emission standards, which have…

September 18, 2019

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Consumer Reports rates food label claims and seals to help consumers cut through the marketing hype

CR rates food label claims and seals on whether they are backed by meaningful standards, meet consumer expectations, and are independently verified YONKERS, NY –…

September 12, 2019

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Consumer Reports & CSPI petition USDA to end misleading labels on processed meats

CR tests find deli meats labeled “Uncured” or “No Nitrate or Nitrite Added” have nitrite levels similar to traditionally cured meats WASHINGTON, D.C. – In…

August 29, 2019

Deli Meat Petition to USDA

Consumer Reports, together with the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI), submitted a citizen petition to the U.S. Department of Agriculture urging it to clarify the labeling…

August 29, 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

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Antibiotics Off the Menu Coalition calls on Wendy’s to end antibiotic overuse in beef supply

Groups urge burger giant to join competitors such as McDonald’s and Shake Shack in doing their part to combat drug-resistant bacteria DUBLIN, Ohio — As…

June 4, 2019

CR comments to EPA on present uses of oxytetracycline in plant agriculture

SUMMARY: Consumer Reports comments on the Environmental Protection Agency’s Proposed Interim Registration Review Decision (PID) for the use of the active ingredient oxytetracycline in plant…

May 20, 2019

CR comments to EPA on present uses of streptomycin in plant agriculture

SUMMARY: Consumer Reports comments on the Environmental Protection Agency’s Proposed Interim Registration Review Decision (PID) on the use of the active ingredient streptomycin in plant…

May 20, 2019

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

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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

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