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NCL applauds FDA for warning General Mills for misbranding Cheerios

May 13, 2009
In response to a letter of complaint sent by the National Consumers League, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued a warning letter to General Mills for the misbranding of its Cheerios cereal as a cholesterol-lowering product.

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NCL to teens: avoid these five worst summer jobs

May 29, 2009
With summer just around the corner, and many teens competing with out-of-work adults for summer employment, the National Consumers League has issued its annual report for 2009 on the Five Worst Teen Jobs, with work in agriculture again topping this year’s list for the third year running.

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NCL applauds Obama nominations for CPSC

May 6, 2009
The National Consumers League applauds President Barack Obama's nominations of Inez Tenenbaum, attorney and former superintendent of schools for the state of South Carolina, as chairman of the Consumer Product Safety Commission and Professor Robert Adler, who worked as counsel to former CPSC Commissioner R. David Pittle, as commissioner.

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Consumer/health groups call for change in regulation of alcohol labeling

December 12, 2008
A coalition of public interest groups today called on the transition team and incoming Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner to move quickly on much-needed, long overdue action by the Treasury Department: requiring mandatory, basic serving facts disclosing alcohol content per serving and the definition of moderate, or low-risk alcohol consumption on all alcoholic beverage labels.

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Statement of NCL’s Sally Greenberg on alcohol labeling

On April 22, 2008, Sally Greenberg, NCL's Executive Director joined a panel of consumer advocates, public health officials and experts on alcohol at the National Press Club to speak about their 30-year fight with the U.S. Treasury to take action on standardizing acohol lableling

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