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Resource | Public Health

Change the Market - Support Antibiotic-free Restaurants

These restaurants have taken action to transition away from serving meat raised with antibiotics. 

Beat High Bank Fees

Banks rely on consumer indifference when they raise fees. They count on consumers not shopping around. PIRG’s Big Banks, Bigger Fees reports routinely find that small banks and credit unions are not following the big banks’ lead; they still offer many free or low cost accounts.

Protect Yourself Against New Account ID Theft

The first defense against any kind of identity theft is to be vigilant about protecting your personal information by taking steps like creating secure passwords, installing anti-virus and anti-malware software, and shredding personal documents. However, if and when someone does steal enough of your information to commit any form of identity theft there is really only one type of identity theft that you can stop before it happens: New account identity theft, where someone opens a new account in your name.

Making the Grade: An analysis of food safety in school cafeterias

In 2004, Congress passed a law requiring state agencies to ensure cafeterias participating in federally funded school meal programs are inspected regularly. Schools in these programs have to be inspected at least twice a year and the results of the inspections must be made publicly available. States agencies are charged with the duty of monitoring compliance with inspection requirements.

Resource | Financial Reform

Letter to CFPB & FTC on Experian/T-Mobile Data Breach

Following a breach of a subsidiary of the nationwide credit bureau Experian affecting 15 million customers and applicants of T-Mobile, a number of state PIRGs have joined other leading privacy and consumer groups in a request for investigations by the CFPB and FTC.

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