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Consumers Union Press Releases
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
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