Consumer Protection

Success: Potential Toxins to Be Taken Out of Candies

Candy lovers may soon have one less reason to worry about a sweet tooth putting their lives at risk. Applaud the long-overdue removal of dangerous ingredients from food products.

Demand Investigation Into Alleged Overspending on Disaster Money

Alarming allegations have arisen about excessive spending during 2022 storm responses, exceeding guidelines by more than $50 million. Demand transparency and accountability now.

Save Struggling Renters From Criminal Slumlords

Dozens of building-dwellers perished in a raging fire that never should have happened. Call for reforms to save the lives of tenants at risk from both criminals and inept leaders.

Don’t Let Groceries Put Consumers at Risk

Trader Joe’s has allegedly exposed consumers to a multitude of harmful substances found in its products. Demand stricter oversight of this growing grocery giant.

Find Answers for Town With Home Explosion Epidemic

Several homes have been leveled by mysterious explosions in a Pittsburgh suburb. Urge protection for communities awaiting the next alarming, deadly blast.

Success: Ticket Sellers Eliminate “Hidden Fees”

Hidden fees can hit the pocketbooks of consumers hard, particularly during uncertain economic times. Applaud victories against this deceptive practice.

Stop Excessive Fertilizer and Pesticide Use on Store Bought Produce

Store bought produce is grown with dangerous chemicals that put our health at risk and compromise the soil that grows our food. Both the environment and the public’s safety is being compromised for convenient production strategies. Demand change.

Stop Selling Deadly Raw Milk

Raw milk contains dangerous bacteria that can lead to food-poisoning and other illnesses. Milk needs to go through pasteurization before being consumed. Demand the banning of raw milk sales nationwide.

Protect Digital Wallets and Mobile Money Transfers From Scammers

Consumers are increasingly relying on their phones and computers to complete important financial transactions. Demand enhanced protections for on-the-rise mobile money transfer services.

Protect Soft Drink Consumers From Price-Gouging and Health Risks

The world’s top soft drink manufacturer is ripping off consumers while potentially putting their health at risk with some of its most popular products. Demand pricing and development strategies that benefit loyal customers.

Protect Homeowners From Climate Crush

Homeowners are losing crucial protections for their residences because of climate change and extreme weather. Demand leaders work to rectify this growing headache for consumers.

Don’t Let More Submarines Become Underwater Graveyards

A submersible that reportedly imploded near the sunken Titanic has put a harsh spotlight on absent safety standards putting passengers of these underwater vessels at dire risk. Call for strong life-saving protections to rein in this dangerously unregulated industry.

Stop Cancer-Causing Toxins From Invading Drinking Water

A dangerous manufacturing chemical called PFAS has contributed to the deaths of millions due to its presence in drinking water. Cancer, kidney disease, and reproductive issues are just some of the effects of this toxin. Demand immediate intervention by public health authorities.

Prevent Lethal Train and Car Accidents by Investing in Infrastructure

A deadly train disaster has called renewed attention to India’s dangerous history with transportation. Urge reforms that can save lives on the rails and on the roads.

Justice for Tenants Maimed and Killed in Allegedly Preventable Building Collapse

If not for the alleged negligence of a building owner and of city officials, lives and livelihoods could have been saved in an Iowa apartment collapse. Demand any responsible parties be held to full legal account.

Success: Crucial Emergency Alerts for Drivers Preserved

AM radio, a source of life-saving emergency messages, will live on after all in at least one major auto manufacturer, and perhaps every new vehicle in the country. Applaud the preservation of a crucial source of communication and information for drivers.

Protect Renters From Unaffordable Housing and Eviction

Renters are too often the victims of unscrupulous practices and of state laws that fail to protect them. Demand tenants’ rights receive full legal recognition.

Don’t Deprive Low-Income Kids of Milk and Dairy

Got milk? For millions of kids and women, the answer may soon be not enough to maintain health and well-being. Demand a renewed dedication to ensuring strong dairy intake regardless of income level.

Don’t Deprive Drivers of Radio Emergency Alerts

Crucial emergency alerts may soon be lost to drivers of new vehicles that lack AM radio. Demand the traffic agency tasked with saving lives protect this life-saving service.

Protect Eye Drop Users From Infection and Potential Death

Eyedrops have apparently been linked to a harmful bacterial outbreak that has, in the worst cases, caused blindness and death. Demand regulators do more to safeguard consumers from this potential threat.

Twitter: Don’t be a Propaganda Machine for Mexican Drug Cartels

Twitter is reportedly becoming the propaganda machine for Mexican drug cartels. Cartel members are apparently openly flaunting videos of decapitated heads and using hardcore images as profile banners. Demand Twitter to suspend the accounts of narco groups.

Stand Up for Consumers’ Reproductive and Medical Rights

Walgreens has decided to stop distributing the drug needed for medical abortions, bowing to empty threats from opportunistic politicians that apparently matter more than serving all of its consumers equally. Demand a different course of action from another pharmacy influencer.

Demand Transparency in Political Advertising Law

A new law meant to encourage much-needed transparency in political advertising could unintentionally open the door to suppression of free speech. Demand a well-purposed legal text to promote free speech and pluralism on the internet.

Don’t Put Dangerous Dark Chocolate on the Shelves

Dark chocolate poses a possible health risk to consumers due to the reported excessively high levels of dangerous metal found within it. Urge more steps be taken to curtail this ongoing alleged hazard.

Microsoft: Stop Promoting Online Disinformation

A platform affiliated with Microsoft is letting millions of dollars flow to websites flagged for spreading blatant disinformation. Such a step has the potential to spread harmful lies and hate speech on the web. Demand a ban on funding disinformation sites.

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