Consumer group asks FDA to halt 'misleading' nutrition ratings in grocery stores based on 'secretive' NuVal scoring system
May 10, 2012
Agency urged to set industry-wide standards for scores and symbols used on supermarket shelves and fronts of food packages.
May 7, 2012
"It is important that government continue to play an active part in the improvement of adherence, as this multi-faceted issue does not have a single organization 'owning' the problem nor a single solution, thus requiring all stakeholders to come together and work collaboratively."
May 4, 2012
"The average consumer has mattered far too little for far too long to the powerful interests that control the live event industry."
Child Labor Coalition: Withdrawal of Occupational Child Safety Rules Will Risk Children’s Lives on Farms
April 30, 2012
The 28 members of the Child Labor Coalition (CLC) and the millions of Americans they represent warn that the Department of Labor’s recent withdrawal of occupational child safety rules for agriculture will needlessly endanger children who work for wages in agriculture.
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.”