Consumers Union Documents
- CU letter to the EPA regarding arsenic in rice
Consumer Reports released an article involving findings on arsenic levels in rice and rice-based products
- Consumers Union calls on EPA to ban arsenic-containing pesticides
Congress-directed review could delay needed action for years; Public still waiting for guidance on arsenic in apple juice
- New Mercury Rules Help Lower Pollution, Save Lives
The health risks that mercury exposure poses are serious to children and other vulnerable populations
- Five Budget Cuts That Could Be Harmful to Your Health
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
- The fight over regulations, and why it’s important to you
by Ami Gadhia and Jean Halloran You may have heard a lot recently about Washington D.C. and its ‘regulations’ – probably not much of it good. Politicians and others have been talking about doing away with federal regulations, and the Senate is set to consider several bills that will make it a lot tougher for Continue Reading
- Too many chemicals, not enough sunshine
Fighting to keep toxic substances out of our products and environment one at a time isn’t working.
- Who can we count on to keep our products safe?
The Washington Post recently published some White House insider speculation about potential new Chairman for the Consumer Product Safety Commission. (Nancy Nord has been Acting Chairman for the past X months) The front-runner, they say, is Gail Charnley, a consultant with a doctorate in toxicology from MIT. But who is she really?