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Consumers should avoid Valentine’s Day Sweethearts because of red dye 3 dangers

Consumer Reports has called on Spangler Candy Company to stop using cancer-causing red dye 3 in its Valentine’s Day Sweethearts and other candies  YONKERS, NY…

February 2, 2023

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GoodRx Fined $1.5M by FTC Following Consumer Reports Investigation

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The telemedicine company GoodRx will pay a $1.5 million fine for sharing consumers’ sensitive health information with companies like Google and Facebook,…

February 1, 2023

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FDA’s Food Program Reforms Fall Short of What’s Needed to Protect the Public

Consumer Reports and Coalition of Groups Had Urged the FDA to Strengthen Leadership and Accountability at the Agency Under an Empowered Deputy Commissioner  WASHINGTON, D.C.…

January 31, 2023

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Consumer Reports applauds California Attorney General’s investigative sweep of mobile apps’ compliance with state privacy law 

CA AG’s investigation includes a focus on businesses that failed to process consumers’ privacy requests submitted through authorized agents   California Attorney General Rob Bonta…

January 31, 2023

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Coalition of groups outline expectations for FDA’s announcement on foods program reform

Diverse coalition of food policy stakeholders are calling on the FDA to outline meaningful reforms to the Foods Program in response to the Reagan-Udall report…

January 30, 2023

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CR urges CFPB to adopt strong consent and privacy requirements as it considers options for a personal financial data rights rulemaking

Proposals aim to give consumers more control over their personal financial data and make it easier to switch to other financial providers WASHINGTON, D.C. –…

January 26, 2023

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Consumer Reports statement on Justice Department’s antitrust lawsuit against Google

WASHINGTON, D.C. —Consumer Reports released the following statement in response to the Department of Justice’s lawsuit against Google for anticompetitive practices to grow and maintain…

January 24, 2023

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Consumer Reports finds peer-to-peer payment apps offer ease and convenience but pose potential financial and privacy risks for users

CR identifies steps that providers can take to improve protections and offers tips to consumers for reducing risks YONKERS, NY – A new Consumer Reports evaluation of…

January 24, 2023

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FDA’s draft guidance on limiting lead in baby food is encouraging first step, but more needs to be done

Consumer Reports calls on FDA to strengthen limits to better protect vulnerable babies and young children from toxic lead in food WASHINGTON, D.C. – The…

January 24, 2023

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CR petitions chocolate makers to reduce dangerous heavy metals in products

CR calls on Trader Joe’s, Hershey’s, Mondelez and Theo to reduce levels of lead and cadmium in dark chocolate bars YONKERS, NY – Consumer Reports…

January 23, 2023

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