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News Release | U.S. PIRG Education Fund | Food

Food recalls decline in 2021, but that doesn’t mean food is safer

Significantly fewer foods and beverages were recalled in 2021 than in 2020. But fewer recalls doesn’t necessarily mean food was safer last year.

News Release | U.S. PIRG

Medical providers challenging patient-protecting No Surprises Act in court

 U.S. Public Interest Research Group (U.S. PIRG) moved to file an amicus brief urging the court to uphold the rules implementing the No Surprises Act, arguing that the regulations reflect the language and intent of the Act to keep health care costs down. 

News Release | WashPIRG | Solid Waste

WashPIRG supports the RENEW Act

On January 18, 2022, the Washington Senate Committee on Environment, Energy and Technology held a public hearing for Senate Bill 5697, the "RENEW Act," to modernize our state's recycling system. WashPIRG's Advocate Nicole Walter submitted written testimony in support.

News Release | U.S. PIRG Education Fund | Solid Waste

Shareholders call on Whole Foods to eliminate single-use plastic packaging

Grocery stores like Whole Foods have a major part to play in the fight against plastic pollution.

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