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Distorting federal showerhead standards is wasteful and unnecessary

Showerhead standards are saving consumers money on water and heating while meeting their needs WASHINGTON — The Department of Energy (DOE) is proposing a rule…

August 12, 2020

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Consumer Reports urges California lawmakers to support proposed financial watchdog for consumers and small businesses

California Assembly holds hearing on strengthening state oversight of financial industry  SACRAMENTO, CA – Consumer Reports called on state lawmakers today to support Governor Gavin…

August 6, 2020

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Consumer Reports applauds FDA for setting limits on arsenic in infant rice cereal

CR calls for limits on arsenic in other rice products and heavy metals in baby food WASHINGTON, D.C. – Eight years after Consumer Reports first…

August 5, 2020

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Consumer Reports urges CFPB to ban collection of time-barred debt

CFPB proposal requiring model disclosures doesn’t go far enough to protect consumers from shady debt collection practices WASHINGTON, D.C. – A proposal by the Consumer…

August 3, 2020

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Consumers Reports investigation finds that the College Board is sharing students’ personal information with tech companies

New York, NY — Consumer Reports released findings from an investigation into the privacy practices of the College Board and found that the organization appears…

July 30, 2020

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Consumers Reports calls on Congress to hold CEOs of Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google accountable at upcoming House Judiciary Committee’s antitrust hearing

Washington, D.C. — On Wednesday, July 29, the House Judiciary Committee’s antitrust panel will hold a hearing where the CEOs of Amazon, Apple, Facebook and…

July 28, 2020

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Consumer Reports praises New York legislature’s vote to ban PFAS in food packaging

Bill aims to protect New Yorkers from exposure to harmful chemicals  ALBANY, NY – Legislation approved by the New York state legislature today will help…

July 23, 2020

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Consumer Reports releases study on the need for greater privacy and security protections for direct-to-consumer genetic testing

Washington, DC –  Consumer Reports has released a new study investigating the regulatory environment of the direct-to-consumer genetic testing industry. The study, Direct-to-Consumer Genetic Testing:…

July 23, 2020

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Consumer Reports tells EPA to make motor vehicle emissions tests more accurate

Not accounting for the new test fuel would create a costly loophole WASHINGTON, DC — Consumer Reports is calling on the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)…

July 13, 2020

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Consumer Reports launches petition calling for mandatory COVID-19 health and safety standards for airlines and airports

DOT’s new guidelines are not enforceable and leave travelers at risk  WASHINGTON, D.C. – Consumer Reports is calling on Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao…

July 13, 2020

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