November 15, 2011
Read NCL's statement in reaction to today's decision made by House and Senate conferees to increase funding for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
November 4, 2011
Sally Greenberg, Executive Director of the National Consumers League, issued this statement in support of the Wireless Tax Fairness Act HR 1002, which will be voted on by the US House of Representatives this evening.
Surgeon General joins Baltimore launch of national Script Your Future campaign to highlight importance of taking medication as directed
November 2, 2011
New public opinion research released today by NCL shows need for tools and resources to support medication adherence, more open conversations between health care professionals and patients about the health consequences of non-adherence
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.