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.
A punk rock band returned a stolen painting valued at $250,000 that they found in a venue. The band is asking for no reward but still deserve our admiration. Please sign to thank them for their good deed and for restoring some of our faith in humanity.
Ingredients such as meat, seafood, poultry, and dairy have been discovered in Campbell’s V8 fruit and vegetable juices, causing anger and distrust among vegans, dieters, and consumers. Please sign this petition to encourage Campbell’s to stop practicing false advertising.
Water privatization can be very profitable, but it leaves consumers with higher bills while polluting the environment. Call on officials to reject a bill that would reduce oversight of water privatization deals.
Comcast intends to acquire Time Warner Cable and its subsidiaries in a $45 billion deal that would leave American consumers at their mercy. If the merger is allowed, Internet users could face higher costs, diminished access, and the threat of internet censorship. Stand up for consumer rights and tell officials to reject this merger.
A business owner has released shirts bearing the slogan, “Breathe easy, Don’t break the law,” in response to those worn by protesters. He says that his aim was to unify people, but the shirts are ultimately counter to protest movements and must be taken off the market. Please take action to ensure that no more fuel is added to this fire.
Our right to know if the the foods we buy contain Genetically Modified Organisms is under attack from the food industry. Legislation that restricts states’ rights to pass labeling laws is sponsored by industry groups that support the proliferation of GMOs. Urge an organic food maker to drop its membership in these associations.
One out of every four people suffers from mental health challenges. Applaud the Hope and Grace Initiative, a project launched by a popular beauty company to raise funds for combating mental health problems.
The future of food is in trouble. DuPont, a pesticide company that is extremely harmful to the environment, consumers, and farmers, currently has a large role in an initiative to provide food to future populations. Demand that DuPont be granted no influence in the future of agriculture.
Fast-food advertising disproportionately targets disadvantaged children in low-income neighborhoods, using toys and cartoons to lure kids in. Tell the fast-food industry’s top dogs that child-directed marketing of unhealthy food is unacceptable.
We have a right to find out if there are GMOs in the food we eat, but Starbucks wants to keep this information in the dark. Sign this petition to urge Starbucks to support consumers’ right to know what is in their food.
Music artist Neil Young has launched a campaign against Starbucks because of the company’s anti-labeling stance on GMOs and lawsuit against Vermont, which just passed a labeling requirement. Applaud Neil Young for standing up for consumers’ right to know.
President Obama expressed support for net neutrality in a recent speech. Praise his efforts, which will help in the fight to keep the internet free and open.
Corporations continue to exacerbate the madness of Black Friday by opening on Thanksgiving but TJX Companies, owner of T.J. Maxx, Marshalls, and HomeGoods, has decided to send a message about greed and family this year by remaining closed. Commend TJX CEO Carol Meyrowitz for attempting to end the Black Friday hours arms race.
Consumers deserve the chance to be protected from irritating, unsolicited robocallers. Tell phone companies to stand up for their customers and take action to stop robocalls now.
Women are being subjected to body shaming by an influential lingerie company, which has launched a campaign implying that only tall, thin, chiseled women are ‘perfect.’ Urge the company to drop these advertisements and instead declare that all shapes and sizes of women are perfect.
More than a third of shrimp is mislabeled, according to a recent study, which has implications both for environmental sustainability and consumer awareness. Push for more rigorous testing of shrimp products, so that we can know the full cost of what we pay.
The world’s largest furniture retailer recently announced it is expanding its program to bring affordable home solar panels to customers in certain European countries. Applaud this move and encourage the company to roll out this program worldwide.
Mislabeling of shrimp across the country leaves consumers misinformed and incapable of making sustainable food choices. Demand traceability and honest labeling be strictly enforced in U.S. seafood markets.
Oregon is attempting to require that all genetically modified foods are labeled as such in defense of consumers’ right to know. Applaud the group that is heavily funding and advertising this important movement.
One transportation company is now providing a taxi service fueled by women, for women. Applaud the founder for empowering women to become cab drivers while providing female passengers with a taxi service that helps them feel safe.
Eco-friendly, refillable cleaning products are now available to New York City residents, thanks to the efforts of an environmentally conscious couple. Applaud the couple for working toward a solution to the endless plastic consumption that comes with using mainstream cleaning products.
Teachers are true heroes, yet the media often blames them for crumbling public schools. Call on a major magazine to end its anti-teacher propaganda.
A major organic grocer that values transparency has added a new labeling program for its produce and flowers, displaying their carbon footprints. Applaud this company’s dedication to sustainable sourcing and honest consumerism.
Starbucks does not consistently offer vegan pastry options at its numerous locations. Urge the coffee giant to support veganism for the health of consumers and the planet.