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* Cautioned About the Precautionary Principle

At a briefing in Washington, DC organized by International Consumers for Civil Society, experts warned that current efforts to incorporate the so-called "precautionary principle" into international risk evaluation could end up hurting consumers, especially in developing countries ...

* Consumer Alert Joins Two Suits Over Global Climate Change Policy

Consumer Alert joined in a lawsuit filed October seaking to have the United States District Court for the District of Columbia declare a government scare report on a global warming produced in violation of three U.S. laws ...

* Take Control of Your Own Privacy Online

As Americans grow ever-antsier about the state of surveillance in the United States today, consumers should be aware of new products that let them keep one step ahead of those who trespass ...

* On the Plate's New Dressing

The National Consumer Coalition's Food Group's On the Plate started a new format in the beginning of September ...

* Updates on the CPSC

As outlined by Carol Dawson in recent issues of Consumer Alert's CPSC Monitor, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has come up with more ways to restrict consumers and businesses with unnecessary red tape ...

* Comments and More Comments

Consumer Alert presented its views to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on the draft principles for the risk analysis of biotech foods discussed by the Codex Alimentarius - the international organization where member countries discuss and set international food safety and sanitary standards ...

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