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CR testimony before Senate Subcommittee on Competition Policy, Antitrust, and Consumer Rights on the Proposed Kroger-Albertsons Transaction

Testimony – Sharma – 2022-11-28 Sumit Sharma, senior researcher for technology competition at Consumer Reports, testified at a hearing held by the Senate Subcommittee on…

December 1, 2022

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Consumer Reports to testify at Senate Committee hearing on the Proposed Kroger-Albertsons Transaction

Washington, DC – Sumit Sharma, senior researcher for technology competition at Consumer Reports, will testify today at 3:00 pm et at a hearing held by…

November 29, 2022

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USDA proposes new strategy to reduce salmonella illnesses from poultry

Consumer Reports urges USDA to adopt salmonella prevention measures without delay WASHINGTON, D.C. —  A new proposal announced today by the U.S. Department of Agriculture…

October 14, 2022

Coalition letter to the Reagan-Udall Foundation on reforming the FDA’s food program

Letter from a coalition of consumer advocates, public health groups, food industry associations and state regulators to the Reagan-Udall Foundation on reforming the FDA’s food…

October 6, 2022

CR testimony before the Reagan Udall Foundation on reforming FDA’s food program

Testimony by CR’s Brian Ronholm on the need to reform FDA’s food program to prioritize illness prevention with improved governance, accountability, and transparency. Ronholm reiterated…

October 4, 2022

Op-Ed: FDA hindered food program review before it began

Food Safety News, September 16, 2022 After facing months of criticism about its slow response to the infant formula crisis, and the overall troubles facing…

September 16, 2022

Coalition letter to FDA on the Reagan-Udall Foundation’s review of the agency’s food program

Letter by consumer organizations, industry groups and state and local government officials to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on the Reagan-Udall Foundation’s review of…

August 8, 2022

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CR praises USDA proposal to declare Salmonella an adulterant in breaded stuffed raw chicken products

Proposal would enable USDA to take more effective action to protect the public from foodborne illness outbreaks  WASHINGTON, D.C. – A proposal announced today by…

August 1, 2022

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FDA’s dysfunctional food safety program undermines agency’s ability to protect public

CR calls for strengthened leadership and accountability for FDA’s food safety program at Senate Appropriations Agriculture Subcommittee hearing  WASHINGTON, D.C. – Brian Ronholm, director of…

July 20, 2022

CR testimony on FDA’s dysfunctional food safety program before the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture

Testimony by CR’s Brian Ronholm, director of food policy, on the FDA’s food safety program before the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture.  Ronholm’s testimony highlights…

July 20, 2022

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