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Save Our Antibiotics

Antibiotic resistant infections already make two million people sick and claim the lives of at least 23,000 Americans each year. Some experts are predicting that by 2050, these infections could kill more people worldwide than cancer kills today. We need to take immediate and decisive action to stop the overuse of antibiotics.

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Stop the overuse of antibiotics on factory farms

At least 23,000 Americans die every year from antibiotic-resistant bacteria. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warns that the widespread overuse of antibiotics on factory farms is making them less effective. Without leadership from Washington, D.C., we need restaurant chains and state governments to take action to address this public health threat.

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Sustainable Cities

More and more Americans are looking to cities to meet their needs in a way that’s sustainable, equitable and beneficial to the world. It's time for America's largest cities to adopt a sustainable and responsible vision for the future. 

Trouble in Toyland 2016

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We Found 22 Potentially Hazardous Toys

For 30 years, U.S. PIRG Education Fund has conducted an annual survey of toy safety, which has led to more than 150 recalls and other regulatory actions over the years, and has helped educate the public and policymakers on the need for continued action to protect the health and wellbeing of children. 2015 marks our 30th release of the Trouble in Toyland report, which highlights 22 potentially hazardous toys and includes tips for keeping children safe from the toys you already own. These toys are only examples. Other hazards may exist.

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Zero Out Toxics

We’re working to zero out the toxic chemicals that put our health and environment at risk.

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