Consumer Protection

Report | MASSPIRG Education Fund | Consumer Protection

Trouble in Toyland 2014

Among the toys surveyed this year, we found numerous choking hazards and five toys with concentrations of toxics exceeding federal standards. In addition to reporting on potentially hazardous products found in stores in 2014, this installment of the report describes the potential hazards in toys and children’s products.

News Release | MASSPIRG | Public Health, Consumer Protection, Health Care

Some Good, Some Bad in Obama Executive Order on Protecting Antibiotics

New executive order on antibiotics takes several important steps necessary to control the spread of antibiotic-resistant bacteria, it misses the opportunity to call for critical reforms in the agricultural sector that are essential to protect public health. 

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.

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