Congressman has filed three petitions to the FDA proposing a ban on BPA in baby food packaging, canned food, and reusable food containers.
Consumers Union Press Releases
CU disappointed the government did not take final action to address the problem
First-ever guidelines unveiled to limit distractions for in-vehicle electronic devices
Consumer Reports tests of arsenic and lead levels in certain apple, grape juices raise concerns
Groups say GE salmon as an unsafe food additive couldn’t pass proper review
Consumers Union urges FDA to limit sodium levels in food
Consumers Union deeply dismayed at the failure of a bill that would have required labeling of genetically engineered fish, and protect consumer choice.
The health risks that mercury exposure poses are serious to children and other vulnerable populations
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission honored Consumer Reports and its policy and advocacy division Consumers Union with a special award in recognition of “exceptional contributions to consumer product safety.”
Apple and grape juice tests show levels that can contribute to long-term health problems.
Third-party testing was a key provision of a law passed to crack down on unsafe children’s products
The historic passage protects children from baby bottles and sippy cups containing BPA
CU submitted comments to the USDA in support of labeling meat and poultry products that have added salt solutions or marinades, which is currently not required.
Legislation would prohibit the chemical in baby bottles & sippy cups for children.
Consumers Union applauds new policy to make food safer
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