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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.

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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.

Leading Groups Send Criteria for Evaluating VW Settlement

The letter highlights six main criteria by which a proposal should be evaluated to compensate consumers and the environment and deter future criminal acts. Four leading consumer, environmental, and public health organizations wrote an open letter in advance of the April 21st deadline set by U.S. District Judge Charles R. Breyer for a proposal that deals with Volkswagen’s emission scandal.

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