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Without access to digital repair software, farmers are too often forced to send their machines to authorized dealers for fixes.
Beech-Nut will stop selling all single grain rice cereal after Alaska state officials discovered high arsenic levels during routing sampling, the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) said in a statement released Tuesday.
We’re backing legislation to prevent the billionaire Sackler family from using the corporate bankruptcy of its company Purdue Pharma (makers of Oxycontin and other opioids) to avoid personal liability in ongoing lawsuits by some 24 state Attorneys General attempting to bring some justice to the families of the victims of the opioid crisis. Congress will hold a hearing Tuesday, June 8 at noon ET.
Replacing the nation's lead service lines would protect children from lead exposure.
Without access to digital repair software, farmers are too often forced to send their machines to authorized dealers for fixes they otherwise could have made themselves, leading to lengthy delays and inflated repair bills.
Lead exposure is particularly harmul for kids. The bipartisan Get the Lead Out Act would set aside $46.5 billion to replace the approximately 9 million lead service lines still in use today within 10 years.
In response to a shareholder proposal filed by Green Century and As You Sow, Target agreed on May 5 to set a goal for eliminating virgin plastic from its private brand packaging for fast-moving goods. Green Century is, like PIRG, a member of The Public Interest Network.
Manufacturers too often prevent consumers from repairing the products they own, resulting in more waste and more cost to consumers. An FTC report now asserts that manufacturer justifications for repair restrictions have "scant evidence" to support them.
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