Consumers

Praise New Water-Saving Technology

Praise New Water-Saving Technology

A new sprinkler system uses sensors to check local weather conditions and help prevent excessive water use, conserving this vital natural resource by preventing the over-watering of lawns and gardens. Thank the inventor for his efforts to lighten the burden on our water supply.

Allow Food Labels to Differentiate Between Natural and Added Sugars

Allow Food Labels to Differentiate Between Natural and Added Sugars

Food labels may now differentiate between natural sugar and added sugars, but Big Sugar is trying to block the proposal. Tell the FDA to ignore Big Sugar and prioritize consumers’ health.

Stop Banks from Preying on Customers with Bad Credit

Stop Banks from Preying on Customers with Bad Credit

Banks are offering car loans to customers who are poor or bankrupt, and making a profit off of their financial situation. This unethical practice needs to end immediately, as it places our economy in danger.

Tell McDonalds to Raise its Standards for Consumer Health

Tell McDonalds to Raise its Standards for Consumer Health

A meat supplier has been selling tainted product to McDonalds. As the leader in fast food, McDonalds has the power to prevent scandals like this from happening again by raising standards for its products. We are calling on them to start doing so immediately.

Support Consumer-Friendly Nutrition Labels

Support Consumer-Friendly Nutrition Labels

Food nutrition labels in Canada will soon be more user-friendly, thanks to a recent initiative. Praise the move, which will combat obesity by making good food choices easier to make.

Applaud Model’s Inspirational Body Image Photo

Applaud Model’s Inspirational Body Image Photo

Low self-esteem in body image is a prevalent issue in society, especially with individuals with visible medical conditions. Applaud the efforts of an aspiring model for inspiring confidence in individuals’ own unique body images.

Success: Food Company Removes Dangerous Sweetener from Products

Success: Food Company Removes Dangerous Sweetener from Products

A popular yogurt brand recently removed aspartame from its products due to the artificial sweetener’s potential negative health impacts. Thank the brand for removing aspartame from its products and urge the company to replace it with a healthy, natural sweetener.

Don’t Let Walgreens Avoid U.S. Taxes

Don’t Let Walgreens Avoid U.S. Taxes

Walgreens plans to move its headquarters overseas and dodge an estimated $4 billion in taxes. Don’t let Walgreens turn its back on America. Help keep Walgreens in the U.S.

Praise Affordable Solar Power Plan

Praise Affordable Solar Power Plan

A company making innovative energy products is providing affordable electricity to those in need around the world. Praise d.light for bringing people out of the dark.

Urge Google to Drop Charges Against Protesters

Urge Google to Drop Charges Against Protesters

Ten activists were recently arrested during a protest for net neutrality outside of Google headquarters. Demand that charges against them are dropped and that Google step up in the fight for a fair internet.

Applaud Ad Campaign for Questioning Sexist Stereotypes

Applaud Ad Campaign for Questioning Sexist Stereotypes

A recent ad campaign challenges the sexism behind the phrase ‘___ like a girl’ while offering an empowering image of self-confidence for girls and women. Sign the petition and praise the company for its inspiring ad campaign.

Thank Mattel for Creating a Chemotherapy Barbie

Thank Mattel for Creating a Chemotherapy Barbie

Mattel Inc. recently created a “chemotherapy” Barbie for young girls struggling with cancer. Thank the company for creating a Barbie to help young cancer patients cope with their hair loss.

Stop PayPal’s Discriminatory Holds on Donations

Stop PayPal’s Discriminatory Holds on Donations

Americans’ right to privacy is federally protected yet online payment company PayPal temporarily froze donations to an encrypted email service, questioning its legality. Call on PayPal to end its discriminatory treatment of consumer advocacy and crowd-funded movements.

Preserve Competition and Equal Access on the Internet

Preserve Competition and Equal Access on the Internet

Equal access to the internet has inspired innovation and changed the face of politics. But this level playing field is under threat. Urge Congress to prevent internet service providers from granting wealthy companies special treatment.

Expose Facebook’s Psychological Manipulation of Users

Expose Facebook’s Psychological Manipulation of Users

Facebook users were subjected to experimentation without their consent. Demand that the company stop treating consumers like lab rats and seek permission before conducting any future experiments.

Regulate Nanotechnology in Food Products

Regulate Nanotechnology in Food Products

Companies are increasingly using microscopic metal particles in food and beverage products as an antibacterial agent and a color enhancer. However, this practice remains largely unregulated and its impacts on health unknown. Demand that the FDA ban the use of nanotechnology in food until its effects can be properly studied.

End Exploitation of Footwear Company’s Workers

End Exploitation of Footwear Company’s Workers

Employees’ low pay, lack of benefits and exposure to dangerous working conditions have helped a major footwear company rise to the top. Call on management to end this systematic exploitation.

Reprimand NBC for Refusing to Air the Word “Abortion”

Reprimand NBC for Refusing to Air the Word “Abortion”

NBC refuses to run commercials for the new film Obvious Child because they contain the word ‘abortion.’ Tell NBC that its stigmatizing and silencing behavior is unacceptable.

Combat Seafood Fraud and Illegal Fishing

Combat Seafood Fraud and Illegal Fishing

The seafood industry is rife with fraud and illegal fishing, but an initiative announced by President Obama could bring more transparency to the sector and help conserve endangered marine life. Support this important initiative to keep our seafood safe and ethical.

Praise Facebook for Ceasing to Censor Breastfeeding

Praise Facebook for Ceasing to Censor Breastfeeding

Facebook announced it will no longer remove photos depicting breastfeeding, which is a victory for women’s bodily autonomy. Thank CEO Mark Zuckerberg for this important development.

Insist on Soy Products Made without Dangerous Toxins

Insist on Soy Products Made without Dangerous Toxins

A popular grocery chain uses a dangerous toxin in the production of its veggie burgers and other soy items. Call on the company to stop carrying soy products made using neurotoxins.

Ban Misleading Food Labeling

Ban Misleading Food Labeling

Consumers attempting to make conscious food choices are being misled by deceptive product labeling. Ban confusing and deceptive labeling of food products.

Tell CNN to Properly Count School Shootings

Tell CNN to Properly Count School Shootings

CNN drastically underreported the number of school shootings since Sandy Hook, making gun violence in schools seem less prevalent than it is. Tell CNN to accurately report the number of gun related incidents in schools nationwide.

Reprimand TV Personality for False Weight Loss Claims

Reprimand TV Personality for False Weight Loss Claims

Popular television personality, Dr. Oz, has falsely claimed that many of the items he features on his show will promote weight loss. Urge Dr. Oz to stop deceiving his viewers by promoting unscientific weight loss methods.

Stop Regulations that Raise Cheese Prices

Stop Regulations that Raise Cheese Prices

New regulations will completely alter the cheesemaking process, forcing cheesemakers to buy new equipment and making the cost of cheese skyrocket. Demand that these regulations be lifted so as to save both cheesemakers and cheese consumers.