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  • News Releases | PennPIRG
    modernization last month Read more about House Finance Committee Holds Hearing on Combined Reporting to Level the Playing Field on Taxes Pages first previous 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 Search form Search About Issues Stop the Overuse of Antibiotics Campaign for Safe Energy Democracy For The People Stop the Highway Boondoggles Close Corporate Tax Loopholes Making Health Care Work Protecting Consumers Label GMO Foods Reining in Wall Street Act Now Jobs Donate Newsroom Resources Reports Get our RSS feed Our Affiliates Our Sister c 3 Are you a student Our Federation Featured Position PennPIRG Internship Work on some of the hottest political issues of the day from fighting the overuse of antibiotics on factory farms to promoting campaign finance reform and tackling Citizens United improving voter access for students and underrepresented communities and advocating for a 21st century transportation system Job Description Archives Blog Media Hits News Releases Reports Resources Results Take Action Donate Join Us Priority Action We re teaming up with big restaurant chains to stop the overuse of antibiotics on factory farms Call on KFC to stop selling meat raised on routine antibiotics ADD YOUR VOICE Support Us Your donation supports PennPIRG s

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  • News Releases | PennPIRG
    for a proposal that deals with Volkswagen s emission scandal Read more about Leading Groups Send Criteria for Evaluating VW Settlement News Release U S PIRG Public Health Food Taco Bell Moves Away From Chicken Raised on Medically Important Antibiotics Taco Bell will no longer serve chicken raised on medically important antibiotics in U S locations starting in 2017 The announcement was included in a release from Taco Bell s parent company Yum Brands and comes amid widespread consumer demand and concern from the medical community about the overuse of antibiotics on livestock and poultry Taco Bell s announcement will put major market pressure on the meat industry to stop overusing antibiotics and should push its partner brands KFC and Pizza Hut to have stronger commitments as well Read more about Taco Bell Moves Away From Chicken Raised on Medically Important Antibiotics News Release U S PIRG Consumer Protection Financial Reform More Than 100 Groups Insist on No Riders in Spending Legislation The day before the White House is expected to release its fiscal year 2017 budget proposal a coalition of more than 100 groups including U S PIRG sent a letter calling on President Barack Obama and all 535 members of Congress to oppose any federal appropriations bill that contains ideological policy riders Read more about More Than 100 Groups Insist on No Riders in Spending Legislation Pages 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 next last More Search form Search About Issues Stop the Overuse of Antibiotics Campaign for Safe Energy Democracy For The People Stop the Highway Boondoggles Close Corporate Tax Loopholes Making Health Care Work Protecting Consumers Label GMO Foods Reining in Wall Street Act Now Jobs Donate Newsroom Resources Reports Get our RSS feed Our Affiliates Our Sister c 3 Are you a

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  • PennPIRG 2013 Annual Report | PennPIRG
    political issues of the day from fighting the overuse of antibiotics on factory farms to promoting campaign finance reform and tackling Citizens United improving voter access for students and underrepresented communities and advocating for a 21st century transportation system Job Description Archives Blog Media Hits News Releases Reports Resources Results Take Action Donate Join Us Priority Action We re teaming up with big restaurant chains to stop the overuse of

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  • Change the Market - Support Antibiotic-free Restaurants | PennPIRG
    we preserve these drugs for generations to come Please consider supporting such practices by patronizing these establishments and others like them Resource file download Guide to Antibiotic free Restaurants Search form Search About Issues Stop the Overuse of Antibiotics Campaign for Safe Energy Democracy For The People Stop the Highway Boondoggles Close Corporate Tax Loopholes Making Health Care Work Protecting Consumers Label GMO Foods Reining in Wall Street Act Now Jobs Donate Newsroom Resources Reports Get our RSS feed Our Affiliates Our Sister c 3 Are you a student Our Federation Featured Position PennPIRG Internship Work on some of the hottest political issues of the day from fighting the overuse of antibiotics on factory farms to promoting campaign finance reform and tackling Citizens United improving voter access for students and underrepresented communities and advocating for a 21st century transportation system Job Description Archives Blog Media Hits News Releases Reports Resources Results Take Action Donate Join Us Priority Action We re teaming up with big restaurant chains to stop the overuse of antibiotics on factory farms Call on KFC to stop selling meat raised on routine antibiotics ADD YOUR VOICE Support Us Your donation supports PennPIRG s work to stand up

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  • Resources | PennPIRG
    Reform Letter to CFPB FTC on Experian T Mobile Data Breach Following a breach of a subsidiary of the nationwide credit bureau Experian affecting 15 million customers and applicants of T Mobile a number of state PIRGs have joined other leading privacy and consumer groups in a request for investigations by the CFPB and FTC Keep Reading about Letter to CFPB FTC on Experian T Mobile Data Breach Pages first previous 1 2 Search form Search About Issues Stop the Overuse of Antibiotics Campaign for Safe Energy Democracy For The People Stop the Highway Boondoggles Close Corporate Tax Loopholes Making Health Care Work Protecting Consumers Label GMO Foods Reining in Wall Street Act Now Jobs Donate Newsroom Resources Reports Get our RSS feed Our Affiliates Our Sister c 3 Are you a student Our Federation Featured Position PennPIRG Internship Work on some of the hottest political issues of the day from fighting the overuse of antibiotics on factory farms to promoting campaign finance reform and tackling Citizens United improving voter access for students and underrepresented communities and advocating for a 21st century transportation system Job Description Archives Blog Media Hits News Releases Reports Resources Results Take Action Donate Join Us

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  • Resources | PennPIRG
    quality coverage that won t break the bank Keep Reading about SO YOU NEED HEALTH INSURANCE NOW WHAT Resource PennPIRG 2013 Annual Report Read about our work in 2013 Keep Reading about PennPIRG 2013 Annual Report Resource Public Health Change the Market Support Antibiotic free Restaurants These restaurants have taken action to transition away from serving meat raised with antibiotics Keep Reading about Change the Market Support Antibiotic free Restaurants Resource Consumer Protection Protect Yourself Against New Account ID Theft The first defense against any kind of identity theft is to be vigilant about protecting your personal information by taking steps like creating secure passwords installing anti virus and anti malware software and shredding personal documents However if and when someone does steal enough of your information to commit any form of identity theft there is really only one type of identity theft that you can stop before it happens New account identity theft where someone opens a new account in your name Keep Reading about Protect Yourself Against New Account ID Theft Pages 1 2 next last More Search form Search About Issues Stop the Overuse of Antibiotics Campaign for Safe Energy Democracy For The People Stop the Highway Boondoggles Close Corporate Tax Loopholes Making Health Care Work Protecting Consumers Label GMO Foods Reining in Wall Street Act Now Jobs Donate Newsroom Resources Reports Get our RSS feed Our Affiliates Our Sister c 3 Are you a student Our Federation Featured Position PennPIRG Internship Work on some of the hottest political issues of the day from fighting the overuse of antibiotics on factory farms to promoting campaign finance reform and tackling Citizens United improving voter access for students and underrepresented communities and advocating for a 21st century transportation system Job Description Archives Blog Media Hits News Releases Reports Resources

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  • Reports | PennPIRG
    Transportation Index Report PennPIRG 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 Read more about Trouble in Toyland 2014 Report PennPIRG Education Fund and Demos Democracy The Dominance of Big Money in the 2014 Congressional Elections In 2014 large donors accounted for the vast majority of all individual federal election contributions this cycle just as they have in previous elections Seven of every 10 individual contribution dollars to the federal candidates parties PACs and Super PACs that were active in the 2013 2014 election cycle came from donors who gave 200 or more Candidates alone got 84 percent of their individual contributions from large donors Read more about The Dominance of Big Money in the 2014 Congressional Elections Report PennPIRG and Consumers Union Public Health Prescription For Change Our September 2014 survey of physicians paints a grim picture of the growing problem of antibiotic resistant infections The overwhelming majority of surveyed doctors reported that one or more of their patients had been diagnosed with a presumed or confirmed case of a multi drug resistant bacterial infection in the past twelve months They also expressed concern about the use of antibiotics in livestock production facilities on healthy animals in order to promote growth and prevent disease Read more about Prescription For Change Pages first previous 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 next last More Search form Search About Issues Stop the Overuse of Antibiotics Campaign for Safe Energy Democracy For The People Stop the Highway Boondoggles Close Corporate Tax

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  • Reports | PennPIRG
    Public Health Weak Medicine Antibiotic resistant bacteria infect more than 2 million people per year in the United States causing more than 23 000 deaths State governments the FDA and other branches of the federal government should take steps to protect human health from the antibiotic resistant bacteria that can develop on factory farms Read more about Weak Medicine Report PennPIRG Education Fund Consumer Protection The Unfriendly Skies It seems as if every consumer has an airline problem story how they were trapped on the tarmac tricked by fees missed their connection or lost their bag What many consumers don t know is that they have a number of new rights as well as a right to complain both to the airline and to the government This report tracks five years of consumer complaints and highlights which airlines received the most complaints and what kinds of complaints were most common Read more about The Unfriendly Skies Report PennPIRG Education Fund Consumer Protection Debt Collectors Debt Complaints This is the fifth in a series of reports that review complaints to the CFPB nationally and on a state by state level In this report we explore consumer complaints about debt collection with the aim of uncovering patterns in the problems consumers are experiencing with debt collectors and documenting the role of the CFPB in helping consumers successfully resolve their complaints Read more about Debt Collectors Debt Complaints Pages first previous 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 next last More Search form Search About Issues Stop the Overuse of Antibiotics Campaign for Safe Energy Democracy For The People Stop the Highway Boondoggles Close Corporate Tax Loopholes Making Health Care Work Protecting Consumers Label GMO Foods Reining in Wall Street Act Now Jobs Donate Newsroom Resources Reports Get our RSS feed

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