U.S. PIRG Education Fund Latest Blog Posts

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Teresa Murray
Consumer Watchdog

PIRG’s guide to giving more by buying less offers environmentally friendly options

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Danielle Melgar
Food & Agriculture Advocate

We all play a role in creating food waste, so we can all be part of the solution.

 | by
Teresa Murray
Consumer Watchdog

The new threat of cyberattacks may have you wondering what you can do to protect yourself. It’s a great time to remind you about best practices you should already be following.

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Patricia Kelmar
Director, Health Care Campaigns

Greater transparency of clinical trial costs will quantify the amount of public taxpayer dollars invested in new drug innovation. One main reason drug companies say drug prices are so high is because of the high cost of innovation. But who's really footing the bill of drug research in the U.S.?

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Jacob van Cleef
Consumer Watchdog, Associate

Violence has become such a problem that a federal no-fly list has been proposed, so unruly passengers could no longer fly.

 | by
Jacob van Cleef
Consumer Watchdog, Associate

A fake review could be done by the company itself, by posting a fabricated positive review on its own site or by posting concocted negative reviews on a competitor’s site.

Being alert when shopping online is the best way to protect yourself and your loved ones from unsafe products. 

These short-term installment plans are filled with landmines. Here are some tips to avoid the interest and fees that often come with these "deals."