October 31, 2011
Consumer advocate Virginia Knauer passed this month at the age of 96. Director of the Office of Consumer Affairs under Presidents Nixon, Ford, and Reagan, Knauer used her position to lobby for consumer-protection reforms like clear product labeling and unit pricing.
October 28, 2011
National Consumers League encouraging parents to purchase candy manufactured from union-made suppliers and avoid candy makers committing wage theft.
October 24, 2011
Today, NCL's Sally Greenberg is testifying at an important hearing related to the reauthorization of the Prescription Drug User Fee Act. Read her comments on how the FDA's proposed recommendations must do more to ensure the safety of patient and consumers, as well as the scientific integrity of the drug review process.
October 20, 2011
Today the Institute of Medicine issued a proposal to improve the package labeling on food products. Read what NCL has to say about it.
October 19, 2011
Consumers will only benefit through rigorous oversight, says national consumer group.
October 18, 2011
NCL thanks Visa for being a major underwriter for the 2011-2013 LifeSmarts program years and announces partnering with Visa and the Executive Office of the Mayor of Washington, DC for a District-wide financial literacy campaign.
NCL hails CA Gov. Brown for signing new law to combat employee misclassification, an illegal form of wage theft
October 12, 2011
NCL lauds California Governor Brown for penalizing businesses that misclassify their workers.
October 12, 2011
NCL commends the Interagency Working Group on Food Marketing to Children's voluntary recommendations.
October 5, 2011
CPSC votes unanimously to move forward with an ANPR on national table saw safety standards.
2011 Trumpeter Awards: NCL to honor FDA Commissioner Dr. Margaret Hamburg and AFT President Randi Weingarten for careers in service
October 4, 2011
NCL to honor FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg and AFT President Randi Weingarten with Trumpeter Awards for their invaluable work benefiting American workers and consumers.