News tagged with consumer advocacy group
Fish sold in the United States is often deliberately mislabeled, making American consumers the unwitting victims of "widespread seafood fraud," according to a report out Thursday.
Health Feb 21, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—A leading consumer advocacy group, along with nutrition experts and health agencies from a number of U.S. cities, are calling for lowering the amount of sugars added to soft drinks.
Health Feb 13, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
(AP)—A consumer advocacy group is reporting that pharmaceutical companies have paid more than $30 billion to state and federal governments to settle allegations of fraud over the last 20 years.
Medications Sep 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- U.S. health officials said Wednesday that they're hoping to reduce the use of antipsychotic drugs among nursing home residents by 15 percent before year's end.
Medications May 30, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
(AP) -- If the mad cow found in California has you wondering about food safety, well, there are plenty of problems that pose serious risks to the food supply. But mad cow disease shouldn't be high on the ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 26, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(AP) -- A consumer advocacy group is calling on government regulators to withdraw a diabetes drug from Novo Nordisk, saying the injectable medication raises the risk of thyroid cancer, pancreatitis and kidney failure.
Diabetes Apr 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The US government said Tuesday it will begin testing next year for six more kinds of E.coli bacteria in raw ground beef and tenderized steaks in order to boost protection of US consumers.
Health Sep 13, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) -- A consumer advocacy group is calling on government regulators to ban a type of surgical mesh used to treat pelvic collapse, saying it exposes patients to serious risks.
Medications Aug 25, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0