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FDA report shows progress in reducing overuse of antibiotics for food animals

Consumer Reports calls on beef and pork producers to take more action to stop misuse of life-saving drugs WASHINGTON, D.C. – A new report issued…

December 18, 2018

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Consumer Reports hails New York’s consumer fraud settlement with Charter over internet speeds

CR filed amicus brief in support of New York’s lawsuit against Charter WASHINGTON, D.C. — Consumer Reports today praised the New York state attorney general’s…

December 18, 2018

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CR Statement on Education Department decision to cancel loan debts for defrauded students

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Suzanne Martindale, senior policy counsel for Consumer Reports, issued the following statement in response to the U.S. Department of Education’s decision late…

December 14, 2018

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FCC Takes Small Step Forward on Robocalls, Two Steps Back with Text Message Classification

Wednesday, December 12, 2018 WASHINGTON, DC — While the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) made some progress today in the effort to reduce unwanted robocalls, it…

December 12, 2018

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Consumer Reports applauds McDonald’s significant first step towards new global policy to reduce medically important antibiotics by beef suppliers

McDonald’s Establishes Framework to Address Growing Antibiotics Crisis; Ultimate Impact Depends on Reduction Targets to Be Announced in 2020  YONKERS, NY — Consumer Reports praised McDonald’s…

December 11, 2018

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Consumer Reports: Self-driving cars bill still falls short on safety

WASHINGTON, D.C. –  As car and tech companies press Congress to approve a bill to speed up the introduction of self-driving cars, Consumer Reports says…

December 4, 2018

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Flawed Driverless Car Bill Would Endanger Road Users and Should Not Be Allowed to ‘Hitch a Ride’ on Must-Pass End-of-Year Legislation

JOINT STATEMENT Our Nation’s first driverless car legislation, which will impact the safety of all road users for the foreseeable future, should not be rushed…

December 3, 2018

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Consumer Reports on Sanderson Farms Announcement of Change in Antibiotic Use Program

Yonkers, N.Y. — Sanderson Farms, the nation’s third-largest chicken producer, today announced that it will discontinue by March 1, 2019, using antibiotics considered medically important…

November 30, 2018

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Consumer Reports: Marriott Breach is Reminder of Need for Stronger Data Security Laws

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Consumer Reports says the massive data breach of Marriott-owned Starwood hotels is the latest reminder that government and industry need to step…

November 30, 2018

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New voluntary labeling for romaine lettuce will help consumers avoid food poisoning but more action is needed to protect public health

Consumer Reports calls on FDA to require strong irrigation water safety standards and better industry tracking of produce to help solve outbreaks WASHINGTON, D.C. –…

November 27, 2018

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