Antibiotics | U.S. PIRG
By committing to a concrete timeline for reducing antibiotic use in its beef supply chain, Taco Bell is taking an important step to help preserve these life-saving medicines. We're calling on Wendy's to follow their lead. Learn more.
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Coming on top of the settlement of the massive Equifax data breach, the Capital One breach should serve as a wakeup call to all consumers to hit freeze on their financial identity today to ensure they are protected. Here's how.
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The Food and Drug Administration proposed a rule today that would require new warnings for cigarette packages that depict the health risks of smoking.
In a rebuke to the long awaited study Gov. Baker released this morning --- “Congestion in the Commonwealth”--- MASSPIRG Staff Attorney issued a critical statement.
A proposed ban on flavored nicotine products is being considered in Massachusetts.
Five all-electric buses will serve the Silver Line between South and East Boston starting in late July, providing a much cleaner and quieter ride to passengers. The MBTA will also begin rolling out 194 new hybrid buses in August, which will emit 41,000 fewer tons of greenhouse gases over their lifetimes as compared to traditional diesel vehicles.
The number of statewide plastic bag bans in the U.S. tripled in June, with Maine, Vermont, Connecticut and Oregon adding themselves to the list.