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Consumer Reports Applauds House Committee for Unanimous, Bipartisan Passage of Lithium-Ion Battery Safety Bill for E-Bikes, E-Scooters

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Consumer Reports commended members of the U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee after the panel approved the Setting Consumer Standards for Lithium-Ion Batteries…

December 8, 2023

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Consumer, civil rights, and economic justice organizations urge CFPB to finalize proposed limits on credit card late fees

Groups deliver nearly 100,000 petition signatures and comment letters to White House calling for a Cap on late fees and other protections for borrowers  WASHINGTON,…

November 28, 2023

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Consumer Reports supports ‘reasonable and necessary’ federal proposal to make nursing pillows safer

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Consumer Reports (CR) this week expressed its strong support for new federal rules to make nursing pillows safer in a comment letter…

November 28, 2023

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Key federal policymakers call for a ban on water beads in toys: Consumer Reports statement

CR joins U.S. Rep. Frank Pallone, CPSC Chair Alex Hoehn-Saric, and parent advocates in announcing legislation to ban water beads in toys and other kids’…

November 13, 2023

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Consumer Reports takes part in White House roundtable on home electrification and “Demo Day” for tech innovations 

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Dr. Quinta Warren, Associate Director of Sustainability Policy for Consumer Reports (CR), participated in a November 7th roundtable on home electrification and…

November 8, 2023

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CFPB proposes to expand oversight of digital payment apps offered by big tech firms

Proposed rule gives CFPB the authority to conduct supervisory examinations of larger nonbank providers of digital wallets and payment apps  WASHINGTON, D.C. —  Under a…

November 7, 2023

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Consumer Reports praises FDA’s proposed ban of brominated vegetable oil in food

BVO is used in citrus-flavored beverages and has been linked to serious health problems WASHINGTON, D.C. – An ingredient found in some citrus-flavored beverages that…

November 2, 2023

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White House executive order on government use of AI can pave the way for rules to protect consumers

Consumer Reports urges policymakers to establish clear standards and require independent testing of AI tools used to make significant decisions about Americans WASHINGTON D.C. –…

October 30, 2023

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CR’s Michael Hansen appointed to USDA food safety advisory committee

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The USDA today named Michael Hansen, Ph.D., senior staff scientist at Consumer Reports, to its National Advisory Committee on Microbiological Criteria for…

October 27, 2023

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Consumer Reports Welcomes Recall of Cosco Jump, Spin & Play Activity Centers Sold Exclusively at Walmart

CR calls on baby product companies to more quickly and proactively address safety issues WASHINGTON, D.C. – Consumer Reports today welcomed an announcement by the…

October 26, 2023

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