Consumer Protection | Travel Buddy
Report shows how campus debit cards — along with how they are marketed — are putting students' financial well-being at risk across the country.
Antibiotics | Travel Buddy
A recent estimate suggests that as many as 162,000 people die from antibiotic-resistant infections every year. Wendy's can help protect our life-saving medicines if it stops serving beef raised on routine antibiotics.
Solid Waste | Travel Buddy
Nothing we use for a few minutes should threaten our health and pollute our future for hundreds of years. One of the best ways to reduce the amount of trash headed to landfills is to ban items such as plastic foam cups and takeout containers.
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On holidays, most of us like to shop or grill or visit grandma or the in-laws. There’s nothing wrong with that. But it’s good for our souls to take a moment to remember the meaning of each holiday. Consider Earth Day.
This week, Travel Buddy submitted 17,000 petitions to the EPA in support of the life-saving Mercury Air Toxics standards (MATs rule), a rule that the EPA proposes to suspend.
Fisher-Price recalled 4.7 million Rock n’Play baby sleepers on Friday. Travel Buddy Consumer Watchdog Adam Garber issued a response: "“While we’re pleased that Fisher-Price is finally recalling these dangerous sleepers, 30 deaths in 10 years is 30 deaths too many and 10 years too late."
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) that it suspects ground beef caused an outbreak of E. coli-induced infections that has sickened more than 100 people in six states.
In an interview on iFixit’s Repair Radio, Washington State Rep. Jeff Morris, who was the original sponsor of the state's Right to Repair bill last year, claimed that “word on the street” was that big tech companies, specifically Microsoft, “marshalled forces to keep the bill from moving out of the House Rules committee.”
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