NCL: Withdrawal of Proposed Occupational Child Safety Rules for Agriculture Will Endanger Children Working on Farms
April 27, 2012
Those of us concerned with the safety and welfare of children and teens working in agriculture are deeply disappointed by the Department of Labor’s decision to pull back on its effort to protect kids on farms.
April 25, 2012
NCL is congratulating the Humane Society of the United States and Burger King for reaching an agreement that would phase out cages in egg production over the next five years.
April 24, 2012
The student team from Frederick, MD was crowned national LifeSmarts champions in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on Tuesday, April 24. After a tough final match against the second-place team from Jacksonville, Florida.
April 19, 2012
Child Labor Coalition holds press conference on the proposed protections (Hazardous Orders) for children employed in agriculture.
Leading national consumer groups urge FDA to promptly deny industry petition to call high fructose corn syrup 'corn sugar'
April 17, 2012
Public comments oppose name change at ratio of 100:1
April 12, 2012
"While we recognize the budgetary constraints facing the agency, we are concerned that a voluntary approach to reducing antibiotics in livestock will not be an effective mechanism for protecting public health.”
Survey finds consumers willing to wait for new tech gadgets if produced under humane working conditions
April 11, 2012
New National Consumers League survey reveals consumer attitudes towards importance of worker welfare
March 30, 2012
NCL praises AT&T for joining Verizon in taking pro-consumer step to protect customers from fraud.
March 28, 2012
NCL joins the Consumer Federation of America in calling the recent announcement by Beef Products Inc. that it will suspend operations at three plants "unfortunate."