Consumers Union applauds new policy to make food safer
Consumers Union Press Releases
Five year effort finally results in BPA ban bill being sent to California governor
California one step closer to a law banning the chemical in baby bottles and sippy cups.
In wake of outbreak in ground turkey; asks Congress to give USDA recall authority
The bill preserves the independent safety testing of toys and other children’s products
Twenty year struggle within global food safety body ends with consumer rights milestone, move clears way for greater monitoring of the effects of GM organisms
Twenty year struggle within global food safety body ends with consumer rights milestone
CPSC will be severely limited to protect the public from unsafe products.
FDA should ban other similar drugs
CU urges FDA to remove BPA from food & beverage containers
The Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act protects children from unsafe toys, products
Urges swift passage by Senate
The Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act protects children from unsafe toys and products
BPA, a synthetic estrogen, is a plastic chemical used in polycarbonate plastics and epoxy resins found in many food and drink containers.
CU supports banning BPA from baby bottles, sippy cups, reusable food and drink containers
The CPSIA created, for the first time, a requirement that children’s products be tested for safety before they get to store shelves
The Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act created a requirement that children’s products be tested for safety
CU supports LD 412 phasing out BPA from baby bottles, sippy cups, reusable food and drink containers
The chemical has potential links to an array of human health problems
Congress is considering budget cuts that could hamper the FDA’s ability to inspect facilities and the safety of food
Urges Congress to support database in new ad
Hard-fought-for laws and regulations to save lives and the environment will be gutted or eliminated in budget cuts passed by the Republican-controlled House From: AOLnews.com
In about a week, the government is slated to unveil a tool for consumers that catalogs safety concerns and complaints about certain products. From www.walletpop.com
The database will provide a mechanism for consumers both to report harms and to research risks
A nationwide poll by CU found Americans strongly support the federal government’s role in protecting people from unsafe consumer products.