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1 in 4 vehicles have an unrepaired recall

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Nathan Proctor
Director, Campaign for the Right to Repair

Buying a refurbished computer can save money and cut waste. It might also be a key strategy in addressing the digital divide

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Teresa Murray
Consumer Watchdog

Shortage of active ingredients for sanitizer could be linked to use of toxic ingredients

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Teresa Murray
Consumer Watchdog

ALDI and Target are removing bagged, loose Wawona peaches in 20 states

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Grace Brombach
Consumer Watchdog Associate

Lots of progress, but still lots left to be done

U.S. PIRG is calling on municipal, state and federal policymakers to mandate face masks in all indoor public spaces, as well as in outdoor locations where it’s hard for people to socially distance six feet apart.

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Grace Brombach
Consumer Watchdog Associate

As states reopen across the country and Americans begin traveling again, it's important to know which precautions airlines are taking to keep passengers safe. 

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Danielle Melgar
Make It Toxic Free Campaign, Advocate

Bayer announced a settlement last week with tens of thousands of plaintiffs who alleged that glyphosate, the key ingredient in its Roundup weed killer, causes cancer. But the product is still available in stores. It’s long past the time to ban cancer-causing products from store shelves.

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Ed Mierzwinski
Senior Director, Federal Consumer Program

We're co-sponsoring a zoom webinar Wednesday, June 24, at noon ET on two ways consumers and patients are harmed by drug industry price manipulation and lack of competive restraints. Consumers don't get a fair price and don't always get an effective drug. Find out how to register for the "Rebate Walls and Step Therapy" event featuring leading experts. 

Public health experts are starting to draw actionable lessons about the nature of how COVID-19 spreads. In addition to maintaining best practices –physical distancing, mask wearing and hand washing – it’s best to avoid extended, crowded indoor gatherings.