The FDA is responsible for protecting the public health by assuring the safety, efficacy, and security of human and veterinary drugs, biological products, medical devices, our nation’s food supply, cosmetics, and products that emit radiation.
"… responsible for reducing deaths, injuries and economic losses resulting from motor vehicle crashes." Provides news, and information on car and people safety and on specific traffic safety subjects such as air bags, crash tests, school buses.
"… the consumer advocacy web site of Consumers Union, nonprofit publisher of Consumer Reports magazine. This site provides informative and educational materials developed by Consumers Union's advocacy offices on a variety of consumer issues." Also in Spanish.
" Our mission is to identify, protect, represent, and advance the economic and social interests of consumers and workers. The National Consumers League is a private, nonprofit advocacy group representing consumers on marketplace and workplace issues. We are the nation's oldest consumer organization."
"We fight for openness and democratic accountability in government, for the right of consumers to seek redress in the courts; for clean, safe and sustainable energy sources; for social and economic justice in trade policies; for strong health, safety and environmental protections; and for safe, effective and affordable prescription drugs and health care."
" US PIRG [Public Interest Research Group] is the national lobbying office for the state PIRGs....U.S. PIRG speaks for the public interest against the special interests, on issues in the news and below the surface." WISPIRG is the Wisconsin State Chapter.
Responsibility in areas of food safety, consumer protection laws with broad authority to regulate business practices and agricultural development and resource management. Site includes consumer information and how to make a complaint, alerts and recalls, and more.