Consumer Protection

News Release | MASSPIRG | Public Health, Consumer Protection

Stop the Superbugs:

MASSPIRG calls on President Obama to curb misuse and overuse of antibiotics.

News Release | MASSPIRG Education Fund | Consumer Protection

Report: Spirit is Most Complained-About Airline

A look at five years of consumer complaints into the department of transportation about airline travel. We analyzed tens of thousands of complaints to find out which airlines are coming up short and what travellers want to see improve.

Your Rights as an Air Traveler

By | Andrew Fish
Campaign Organizer

A quick roundup of your rights concerning flight delays, cancellations, and what to do if the airline loses your bag.

Report | MASSPIRG Education Fund | Consumer Protection

The Unfriendly Skies

An analysis of Five Years of Airline Passenger Complaints to the Department of Transportation.

News Release | MASSPIRG EDUCATION FUND | Consumer Protection, Food

Consumers Call on Stop and Shop to Label GMOs, On Anniversary of Whole Foods Labeling Commitment

Consumer and health and food safety advocates launched a campaign calling on Stop and Shop to label its store-brand products for ingredients derived from genetically modified organisms (GMOs), on the one year anniversary of Whole Foods’ announcement that it will adopt labeling for all products in its stores.

Report | MASSPIRG EDUCATION FUND | Consumer Protection

Debt Collectors, Debt Complaints: The CFPB's Consumer Complaint Database Gets Real Results for Consumers

Debt collectors trying to collect debt from the wrong person were the top source of complaints to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), according to a report released today by the MASSPIRG Education Fund. 

News Release | MASSPIRG EDUCATION FUND | Consumer Protection

Mistaken Identity Tops Debt Collection Complaints

Massachusetts Consumers Getting Relief through the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s Public Consumer Complaints Database

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