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- International page. // DCI;May94, Vol. 154 Issue 5, p8
Reports on Japan's first consumer protection regulations which will make it easier for consumers to sue for defective products.
- A golden anniversary of consumer protection. Young, F.E. // FDA Consumer;Jun88, Vol. 22 Issue 6, p4
Fifty years ago this June, President F.D. Roosevelt signed into law the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act of 1938. This law gave the US Food and Drug Administration the possibility of ensuring the safety of products commanding a quarter of every dollar US consumers spend. Lasting...
- The making of a milestone in consumer... Grigg, W. // FDA Consumer;Nov88, Vol. 22 Issue 9, p30
Part two of a three-part series discussing the passage 50 years ago of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act. Discusses the people who fought to have the law passed, as well as those who bitterly opposed it. Methods used to pass the legislation; Tactics from the opposition.
- The making of a milestone in consumer protection. Grigg, W. // FDA Consumer;Dec88/Jan89, Vol. 22 Issue 10, p28
Conclusion of three-part series on the passage fifty years ago of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act. Describes how public outrage following the Elixir Sulfanilamide deaths led swiftly to the passage of the 1938 Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act. Discusses provisions of the act.
- How the law changed in 1938. Janssen, W. // FDA Consumer;Dec88/Jan89, Vol. 22 Issue 10, p30
Compares the 1938 Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act with its predecessor, the Food and Drugs Act of 1906, also known as the `Wiley Act.'
- Statements to the Congress. // Federal Reserve Bulletin;Aug92, Vol. 78 Issue 8, p612
Presents a statement by Griffith L. Garwood of the Federal Reserve made before the Subcommittee on Consumer Affairs and Coinage of the Committee on Banking, Finance and Urban Affairs on the `Lease-Purchase Agreement Act,' HR 4497, which would amend the Consumer Credit Protection Act. What this...
- SLAPP suits slapped down by Nevada Assembly. Myers, Dennis // Las Vegas Business Press;06/30/97, Vol. 14 Issue 26, p13
Highlights the Nevada Assembly's approval of a legislative bill giving consumers immunity from strategic lawsuits against public participation (SLAPP). Advantages of the implementation of the SLAPP suits.
- Consumer financial agency passes first test. Brush, Silla // Hill;10/23/2009, Vol. 16 Issue 124, p4
The article reports on the new federal agency which passed an early test voted by the House Financial Services Committee to govern products such as payday loans, home loans and credit cards in the U.S.
- Labels make milk udderly clear... // Consumer Reports on Health;Jul97, Vol. 9 Issue 7, p82
Focuses on new labeling rules slated to become effective by the end of 1997, for fat-conscious shoppers to make healthy choices. Types of products limited to reduced fat, low fat and light, and skim, nonfat and fat free foods.