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Consumer group applauds David Sunflower Seeds for reversing deceptive sodium labeling practices

December 19, 2012
Today NCL sent a letter to David Sunflower Seeds, a subsidiary of ConAgra, congratulating it for discontinuing misleading sodium labeling in its David Sunflower Seeds products.

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NCL statement on the passing of Senator Inouye

December 19, 2012
NCL is saddened to learn of the death of Senator Daniel Inouye, the senior senator from Hawaii and the president pro-tempore of the Senate.

Read more: NCL statement on the passing of Senator Inouye

NCL statement on the Location Privacy Protection Act of 2011

December 14, 2012

'This action represents an important first step towards better protecting consumers’ sensitive geolocation data.'

Read more: NCL statement on the Location Privacy Protection Act of 2011

NCL statement on Michigan right-to-work law

Protesters before Michigan's capitol'The passage of a "right to work for less money" statute in Michigan is a step backward for a state that has often led the nation in supporting workers in their fight for good wages and benefits.'

Read more: NCL statement on Michigan right-to-work law

NCL statement on Hostess executive bonuses

November 30, 2012
The National Consumers League is stunned to learn that Hostess executives are awarding themselves bonuses totaling $1.8 million in the wake of management’s decision to close down the beloved and iconic Hostess brand of products and lay off 18,000+ workers.

Read more: NCL statement on Hostess executive bonuses

Seven tips for giving tickets for the holidays

November 29, 2012
Fan Freedom Project and National Consumers League warn consumers of online ticket buying pitfalls for holiday gift-giving season.

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NCL statement on tragic Bangladeshi factory fire

November 28, 2012
'We see a consistent pattern of indefensible and preventable loss of life in Bangladesh factories.'

Read more: NCL statement on tragic Bangladeshi factory fire

NCL statement on liquidation of Hostess Brands, Inc.

November 16, 2012
"Today is a sad day in America, and not just because of the demise of a brand that has produced iconic, well-loved treats and goods for generations, but  because of the scapegoating taking place by corporate executives who are blaming brave union workers for the company’s collapse rather than taking responsibility themselves."

Read more: NCL statement on liquidation of Hostess Brands, Inc.

National Consumers League applauds House Energy and Commerce Committee for holding hearing on meningitis outbreak

November 14, 2012
NCL is commending the House Energy and Commerce Committee for holding a hearing on the outbreak of fungal meningitis caused by contaminated injectable steroids made and distributed by the New England Compounding Center.

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NCL lends support for Hostess Brand worker strike

November 13, 2012
NCL has announced its support for the hardworking members of the Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers & Grain Millers (BCTGM) International Union and the workers of the Hostess Brand factories in their strike to protect wages, benefits, and fair treatment of workers.

Read more: NCL lends support for Hostess Brand worker strike