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Consumers' Union,

product testing and rating organization founded (1936) to provide consumers with information and counsel regarding major retail goods and services. Through its monthly Consumer Reports (circulation c.4.5 million) and its Internet site (c.325,000 subscribers), the union reports on a diverse range of products, from major appliances and automobiles to health-care and family-planning aids. The organization, whose headquarters are in Yonkers, N.Y., also represents consumer interests at government hearings and at international meetings.
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The problems patients have experienced with the device demonstrate the need for stricter implant safety testing and show why medical implant makers should provide warranties to back their products in the event of failure, according to Consumers Union, the policy division of Consumer Reports.
I am at a loss to explain the motivations behind what I perceive as an unfair assault by Consumers Union, an organization we admired," said Mr.
Millions of Americans are facing a mountain of debt with no end in sight after graduating from college," said Suzanne Martindale, staff attorney for Consumers Union and the author of the policy brief.
He's just confirmed that territorial rating will continue as usual,'' said Mark Savage, the attorney who represented Consumers Union and the SCLC.
Consumer Reports is published by Consumers Union, an INDEPENDENT, NONPROFIT champion for consumers.
th] and feature a number of speakers, including patient safety experts from Consumers Union and Consumer Reports; journalists whose investigative reporting has shed light on the scope of the problem; and patients harmed by infections, medical errors, and unsafe medical implants who have become leading advocates for safer care.
In "Your Credit Matters," Consumers Union offers tips to consumers on how to review their credit reports once they receive them since reports often contain inaccuracies.
Consumers Union believes that to preserve antibiotics for treatment of disease in people, they should only be used on animals that are sick.
org are published by Consumers Union, an expert, independent nonprofit organization whose mission is to work for a fair, just, and safe marketplace for all consumers and to empower consumers to protect themselves.
A Consumers Union review of hip and knee implant recalls found that all major manufacturers have recalled a product or line of products for defects over the past decade.
I'll leave my credit union or leave my small bank and join the big impersonal bank because they have a lot of ATMs,'' said Gail Hillebrand of Consumers Union.
Trader Joe's is clearly not living up to its customers' expectations when it comes to antibiotics and meat," said Jean Halloran, Director of Food Policy Initiatives for Consumers Union, the policy and advocacy arm of Consumer Reports.

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