Consumers

Praise Authorities for Fining SeaWorld

Praise Authorities for Fining SeaWorld

SeaWorld has been fined by state health and safety regulators for not properly protecting its employees from the inherent risks posed by working with massive and unpredictable killer whales. Thank authorities for holding SeaWorld accountable.

Success: NFL No Longer Tax Exempt

Success: NFL No Longer Tax Exempt

The NFL has decided to revoke its tax-exempt status and start paying its fair share after a recent ForceChange petition. Sign here to thank the commissioner for hearing our voices and responding accordingly.

Fix Confusing Food Date Labels that Lead to Food Waste

Fix Confusing Food Date Labels that Lead to Food Waste

Confusing food date labels on food packaging are leading to billions of dollars in food waste. Put a stop to confusing, poorly regulated terms like “sell by” or “best if used by” that cause consumers and businesses to throw out food they mistakenly believe to be unsafe.

Success: Comcast Abandons Merger, Internet Freedoms Protected

Success: Comcast Abandons Merger, Internet Freedoms Protected

Comcast’s hunger for power threatens innovation and vital internet freedoms. Applaud regulators for standing up to the company and opposing its proposed mega-merger.

Stand Up for Consumers and GMO-Free Food

Stand Up for Consumers and GMO-Free Food

Foods containing genetically modified organisms are dangerous for consumers and the environment. Defend our right to know if the products we buy contain harmful GMOs.

Success: IKEA Adds Vegan Meatballs to Menu

Success: IKEA Adds Vegan Meatballs to Menu

IKEA has just added completely animal-free meatballs to menus in its stores across the country. Commend this push to be more inclusive, animal friendly, and eco-conscious by signing here.

Praise Apple CEO for Enormous Charitable Donation

Praise Apple CEO for Enormous Charitable Donation

Apple CEO and near billionaire Tim Cook has just announced that he will donate the majority of his fortune to charity. Please sign here to thank Mr. Cook and encourage other CEOs to take similar action in the future.

Don’t Allow Bankrupt Retailer to Sell Customer Information

Don’t Allow Bankrupt Retailer to Sell Customer Information

Former electronics retailer RadioShack is attempting to sell off customer information, including names and physical addresses, for one last bit of profit. Demand this sale not take place and protect the privacy of over 60 million people.

Develop a Safe Standard for Arsenic Levels in Wine

Develop a Safe Standard for Arsenic Levels in Wine

Concerning levels of arsenic were recently found in more than 80 California wines. There is no state or federal standard for levels of this toxin. Demand that the Wine Institute develop a safe standard for arsenic levels in wines.

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Don’t Start Selling Commercial Flamethrowers

Potentially lethal and easily-operated flamethrowers may soon be available for purchase, and could wind up in the hands of dangerous people. Demand that the company that aims to sell these flamethrowers abandon its reckless plans.

Praise Hershey for Removing GMOs

Praise Hershey for Removing GMOs

Hershey’s Chocolate company has recently decided to remove GMOs from its chocolate bars and Kisses. Thank Hershey’s for this noble decision to respond to consumer demands.

Praise Retail Chain for Removing Antibiotics from Meat

Praise Retail Chain for Removing Antibiotics from Meat

Costco, the second largest retailer in the world, has recently decided to stop selling meat and poultry treated with antibiotics. Praise Costco for its healthy and consumer-friendly decision.

Stop Advertising Coca-Cola Products as Healthy

Stop Advertising Coca-Cola Products as Healthy

Companies like Coca-Cola are known to fund research and pay for endorsements from health experts. No amount of nutritious advertising can change the negative effects that refined sugar and aspartame have on health; tell Coca-Cola to stop the misleading advertisement of its products.

Add “Extra Sugar” Labels to Food to Protect Consumers

Add “Extra Sugar” Labels to Food to Protect Consumers

The Food and Drug Administration is attempting to add new sugar labels to food in order to protect consumers, but food companies are pushing back to save their profits. Sign here to tell the FDA that people’s lives are more important than corporate profits.

Praise Dunkin’ Donuts for Ending Use of Harmful Ingredient

Praise Dunkin’ Donuts for Ending Use of Harmful Ingredient

Dunkin’ Donuts has announced its decision to end the use of a potentially harmful ingredient used in its doughnuts. Sign this petition to thank Dunkin’ Donuts for its commitment to customer satisfaction and safety.

Praise Requirement of Expiration Dates on Consumer Goods

Praise Requirement of Expiration Dates on Consumer Goods

Manufacturers of products sold in France must now include expiration dates on their goods. This will lead to higher quality, longer lasting products and cause less pollution. Sign here to praise the French government’s actions and encourage other nations to do the same.

Protect Your Personal Information While Driving

Protect Your Personal Information While Driving

Your car’s navigation system could be collecting personal information about you and selling it to companies without your knowledge. Fight back and protect the privacy of drivers.

Applaud Country for Canceling Debt for Low-Income Individuals

Applaud Country for Canceling Debt for Low-Income Individuals

Low-income individuals in Croatia will have their small debts canceled by the government in order to help them achieve financial stability and improve the economy. Support this decision and encourage governments to help their citizens get out of poverty.

Tell Company to Stop Profiting off of Women’s Self Esteem

Tell Company to Stop Profiting off of Women’s Self Esteem

The Dove brand is well-known for its body positivity ads aimed toward women, but the company that owns it is also responsible for promoting extremely sexist content. Tell the company to support women across the board.

Success: Company Drops Lawsuit Against Sustainable Food Competitor

Success: Company Drops Lawsuit Against Sustainable Food Competitor

A lawsuit against a sustainable food company has been dropped, which is a victory for those who worry that sustainable food companies are being pushed around by larger corporations. Please sign the petition to applaud this action.

Stop Unwanted Cell Phone Robocalls

Stop Unwanted Cell Phone Robocalls

Debt collectors want to make robocalls to our cell phones, harassing consumers and invading our privacy. Tell lawmakers to stop unsolicited robocalls.

Success: Harry Potter Chocolate Goes Fair Trade

Success: Harry Potter Chocolate Goes Fair Trade

Harry Potter-themed chocolate will soon be certified fair trade thanks to a four-year campaign by human rights activists and Harry Potter fans. Thank Warner Bros. for this progressive step to eliminate unethically-sourced cocoa from its products.

Stop Flying Airplanes Deemed Unsafe For Travel

Stop Flying Airplanes Deemed Unsafe For Travel

American Airlines has been flying airplanes that have not passed safety regulations. Mechanics are under immense pressure to ignore or hide problems with the planes and have received various threats from management. Urge American Airlines to follow safety regulations and ensure public safety.

Don’t Raise Public Transportation Fares

Don’t Raise Public Transportation Fares

The bus and subway fair in New York is about to be increased once again, making it harder for the millions of people who use the city’s public transportation to get to and from work. Join us in demanding that this fare increase be halted.

Phase Out Harmful BPA Alternative

Phase Out Harmful BPA Alternative

The alternative to BPA, BPS, has been linked to alterations in brain development and hyperactivity. Its continued widespread use endangers the lives of many unsuspecting humans; urge the American Chemistry Council to phase out all bisphenols from consumer products now.