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2009-10-01 14:08:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Carfax congratulates the recipients of the 2009 National Consumers League Trumpeter Award, Steve Kroft and Hilda L. Solis. Mr. Kroft is an awarding-winning investigative reporter for CBS and Ms. Solis is the current U.S. Secretary of Labor. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080507/CARFAXLOGO ) Carfax works closely with numerous consumer organizations like the National Consumers League as well as law enforcement agencies nationwide to...

2009-10-01 08:00:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Consumers League will honor United States Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis and award-winning journalist Steve Kroft with its highest honor, the Trumpeter Award, tonight on Capitol Hill. The Trumpeter Awards Dinner and Reception will bring together a diverse group of representatives of labor unions, advocates, legislators, organizations, and industries touched by the two advocates' esteemed careers. The advocacy organization,...

2009-09-30 08:33:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Consumers League [NCL], a private, nonprofit advocacy group working to protect and promote social and economic justice for consumers and workers in the United States and abroad, is the newest member of the Alliance Against Bait & Click [AABC], an organization dedicated to safeguarding search and protecting internet users from deceptive online ads, also known as SCADS or scam ads. Comprised of leading e-commerce marketers and academic...

2009-04-23 06:00:00

Organizations Issue Four-Step Plan Calling for Mandatory Alcohol Labeling and More Resources to Combat Underage Drinking WASHINGTON, April 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A coalition of public interest groups today called on Congress and the Obama Administration to overturn decades of inattention to the nation's alcohol policies by finally issuing a useful final regulation to require standardized labeling information on beer, wine and distilled spirits products and providing the government...

2008-12-12 07:00:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Even as the Obama Administration sets its sights on stabilizing and strengthening the U.S. economy, a coalition of public interest groups today called on the transition team and incoming Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner to move quickly on another matter where action by the Treasury Department is needed and long overdue: requiring mandatory, basic serving facts disclosing alcohol content per serving and the definition of moderate, or...

2008-10-01 09:00:09

To: NATIONAL EDITORS Contact: Carol McKay of NCL, +1-724-799-5392 or +1-202-835-3323, media@nclnet.org WASHINGTON, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- According to a new survey released by the National Consumers League (NCL) today, nearly three-quarters of prescription drug users would be very concerned if a drug they were prescribed was switched to another drug designed to treat the same condition without their doctor's knowledge. Even with their doctor's knowledge, one in five surveyed...

2008-07-29 12:01:24

WASHINGTON, July 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Consumers League has asked the Food and Drug Administration to issue a guidance for a combined and simplified document for patients when they receive their prescription drugs. In a petition filed on June 30, NCL was joined by several national healthcare organizations including the National Association of Chain Drug Stores, the National Community Pharmacists Association, the National Alliance for Hispanic Health, the National...


Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.