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Consumer Reports praises House for advancing bill to provide new funds, authority for FTC privacy protections; urges Senate to take action

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, the United States House of Representatives advanced the Build Back Better Act, which includes $500 million over ten years to fund…

November 19, 2021

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Joint news release: Important Furniture Safety Legislation Re-Introduced in the Senate

Consumer Federation of America * Consumer Reports * Kids in Danger (KID) * Public Citizen   STURDY Act Would Prevent Tip-overs, Save Lives   Washington,…

November 18, 2021

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Consumer Reports Urges DOT to Hold Airlines Accountable for Flight Operation and Customer Service Failures as Holiday Travel Approaches

The Department of Transportation must act quickly to hold airlines accountable for widespread flight cancellations and changes, insufficient refund vouchers, and additional costs for family…

November 18, 2021

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Consumer Reports urges Congress to ban toxic PFAS “forever chemicals” in food packaging

Federal ban proposed as increasing number of states take action to protect the public WASHINGTON, D.C. — Consumer Reports is calling on Congress to pass…

November 18, 2021

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Consumer Reports urges FDA to take immediate action to limit heavy metals in baby food

CR testifies at hearing on FDA’s Closer to Zero plan today WASHINGTON, D.C. – Consumer Reports is calling on the U.S. Food and Drug Administration…

November 18, 2021

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Apple changes course on right to repair; extends some rights to consumers for certain products

WASHINGTON, DC — In an encouraging step forward for the right to repair, Apple today announced that it will provide customers with access to parts,…

November 17, 2021

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Consumer Reports applauds Congress for bipartisan investment in America’s broadband future

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congress today passed the bipartisan infrastructure bill, which includes several measures aimed at improving broadband internet access, affordability and transparency. The independent,…

November 6, 2021

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Consumer Reports’ new research report seeks to help clear confusion about today’s driver-assist systems

  Report offers vehicle list that specifies the availability of active driver-assist systems by manufacturers, makes, and models for the current year CR produced the…

November 4, 2021

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CR applauds Facebook for eliminating use of controversial facial recognition technology

Consumer Reports investigation into Facebook’s facial recognition tools was cited by FTC in historic 2019 settlement WASHINGTON, D.C. —  Facebook today announced in a blog…

November 2, 2021

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CR to NHTSA: Good start, but there’s room for improvement

Consumer Reports filed formal comments with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, urging the agency to set stronger corporate average fuel economy standards that yield…

October 27, 2021

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