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Policy & Action

Consumers Union tackles the issues and regulations that affect all consumers

Last updated: November 2014

 

This page features the Policy & Action articles from Consumers Union, the public-policy and advocacy arm of Consumer Reports. The nonprofit organization advocates for product safety, financial reform, safer food, health reform, and other consumer issues in Washington, D.C., the states, and in the marketplace.

Latest article: November 21, 2014

Retailers and banks need to make switch to safer cards

 

   

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