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Consumer Reports letter to FDA raising concerns about the levels of heavy metals in cell-cultured chicken

Consumer Reports letter to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on the safety of cell-cultured chicken products produced by UPSIDE Foods. The letter outlines concerns…

September 20, 2023

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Landmark bill banning harmful food chemicals in California heads to governor

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – On September 12, the California Legislature passed a groundbreaking bill, the California Food Safety Act, to ban four harmful chemicals from candy,…

September 12, 2023

Press Release

Consumer Reports praises appointment of Jim Jones as Deputy Commissioner of FDA’s Human Foods Program

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Consumer Reports is applauding the FDA’s announcement today naming Jim Jones as deputy commissioner of its human foods program. Over the past…

August 23, 2023

Myths and facts about California AB 418

Consumer Reports fact sheet debunking some of the myths about AB 418, a bill that would ban five harmful chemicals from food sold in California.…

August 15, 2023

Press Release

California Senate Appropriations Committee advances groundbreaking bill to ban chemicals in processed food

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – On August 14 the California Senate Appropriations Committee released to the Senate floor a landmark bill to ban five harmful chemicals from candy, cereals and other…

August 14, 2023

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CR and Mississippi Spotlight find concerning levels of toxic PFAS in state’s drinking water and measurable levels of lead and arsenic

Consumer Reports calls on EPA to finalize proposed drinking water limits on PFAS and urges Governor Reeves to provide residents with water filters to avoid…

August 9, 2023

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California Senate Health Committee approves landmark bill banning toxic food chemical bill

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – On June 28, the California Senate Committee on Health approved a first-in-the-nation bill to ban five harmful chemicals from candy, cereals and…

June 28, 2023

Joint letter calling for allowing USDA to finalize long overdue rules reinvigorating Packers and Stockyards enforcement

CR joined over a 100 organizations in signing a letter to the House Committee on Appropriations calling for language that would prevent USDA from finalizing…

June 14, 2023

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Consumer Reports Statement on FDA’s Final Apple Juice Guidance

Consumers Reports calls on FDA to set lower limits on inorganic arsenic in apple juice which its tests show are feasible  Yonkers, NY — Consumer…

June 1, 2023

CR comments to EPA on PFAS Drinking Water Standard

Consumer Reports submitted comments on the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) determinations to regulate six per- and poly-fluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) as contaminants under the Safe Drinking…

May 30, 2023

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