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Consumer Reports Supports New Senate Legislation to Address Discriminatory Conduct by the Largest Online Platforms

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Consumer Reports announced today its support of the bipartisan American Innovation and Choice Online Act introduced by Sen. Amy Klobuchar, Sen. Charles…

October 14, 2021

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Consumer Reports to testify at NHTSA hearing in favor of stronger fuel economy standards

Consumer Reports analysis of NHTSA’s proposal says the agency’s “Alternative 3” would restore almost all of the consumer benefits of the Obama-era CAFE standards CR…

October 13, 2021

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California Governor Signs Bills to Expand Digital Rights by Protecting Genetic Data Privacy, Expanding Broadband

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Governor Newsom this week signed new bills into law that will strengthen privacy and security protections for genetic data collected by direct-to-consumer…

October 8, 2021

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Consumer Reports applauds Department of Education’s plans for fixing the broken Public Service Loan Forgiveness program

Education Department announces interim reforms for borrowers unfairly denied debt cancellation   YONKERS, NY —  Consumer Reports praised the Department of Education today for providing…

October 6, 2021

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California becomes seventh state to ban PFAS “forever chemicals” in food packaging and wrappers

New law also requires warning labels on cookware made with PFAS chemicals  SACRAMENTO, CA – California has become the seventh state to ban the use…

October 5, 2021

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CR finds credit score apps can come with hidden costs & risks: Unreliable scores, unnecessary charges, privacy risks & questionable promotions

Consumer Reports urges policymakers and app providers to adopt reforms, offers tips for consumers  YONKERS, NY – A new Consumer Reports (CR) investigation released today…

September 30, 2021

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Consumer Reports: “Disturbing” House report on toxic heavy metals in baby food shows FDA, companies must take action for children’s safety

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Consumer Reports today urged baby food manufacturers and the Food and Drug Administration to take quick and decisive action to address the…

September 29, 2021

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CR to EPA: Adopt stronger clean car standards, close automaker loopholes

In formal comments filed with EPA, Consumer Reports calls on agency to adopt standards that restore the consumer benefits of the 2012 clean cars rule…

September 28, 2021

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Consumer Reports praises introduction of Oklahoma state privacy bill

Oklahoma City, OK— Majority Leader Rep. Josh West and Rep. Collin Walke filed for introduction HB 2969, the Oklahoma Computer Data Privacy Act of 2022…

September 24, 2021

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Consumer Reports: Recall of millions of Boppy newborn loungers necessary, but should have happened much earlier

Parents and caregivers warned to immediately stop using Boppy newborn loungers  WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Consumer Product Safety Commission today announced that Boppy has agreed…

September 23, 2021

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