Latest Public Citizen Press Releases

For Immediate Release: 8/20/2000
Public Citizen Calls on Congress Not to Accept "Quick Fixes" on Food Safety
Sept. 20, 2000 Public Citizen Calls on Congress Not to Accept "Quick Fixes" on Food Safety WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Public Citizen today called on Congress to hold comprehensive hearings about our food safety system. The group also cautioned Congress against adopting quick fixes to plug up a food safety system that is becoming filled with holes.
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For Immediate Release: 8/15/2000
DOT Complaints of Fatalities and Injuries Continue to Mount
Statement of Joan Claybrook, Public Citizen President
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For Immediate Release: 8/14/2000
Firestone Should Immediately Expand Tire Recall to Protect Public
Statement of Public Citizen President Joan Claybrook
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For Immediate Release: 8/10/2000
Company Tries to Silence Public Citizen’s Criticism of Food Irradiation
Aug. 10, 2000 Company Tries to Silence Public Citizen’s Criticism of Food Irradiation WASHINGTON, D.C. – A Florida company warned Public Citizen this week that it might take legal action against the consumer advocacy organization for alleged "false statements" regarding a lack of consumer demand for irradiated food. Public Citizen, which is leading a nationwide campaign to stop food irradiation, responded in a letter that the company’s accusations are completely without merit.
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For Immediate Release: 8/9/2000
Public Citizen Applauds Recall of Firestone Tires, Action Should Have Come Sooner
Statement of Joan Claybrook, Public Citizen President
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For Immediate Release: 8/8/2000
Public Citizen Releases New Edition of Questionable Doctors
Majority of 20,125 Disciplined Doctors Not Required to Stop Practicing Even Temporarily
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For Immediate Release: 8/3/2000
Thomas & Betts Voluntarily Dismisses "John Doe" Suit
Company Wants to Avoid Possible Chilling Effect from Lawsuit
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For Immediate Release: 8/2/2000
Irradiated Hawaiian Fruit Hits the Mainland
Public Citizen Urges Consumers to Ask Their Grocers: "Do You Know Where Your Papayas Have Been?"
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For Immediate Release: 8/2/2000
Irradiated Hawaiian Fruit Hits the Mainland Public Citizen Urges Consumers to Ask Their Grocers: "Do You Know Where Your Papayas Have Been?"
  For Immediate Release: August 2, 2000 Irradiated Hawaiian Fruit Hits the MainlandPublic Citizen Urges Consumers to Ask Their Grocers: "Do You Know Where Your Papayas Have Been?"
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For Immediate Release: 7/31/2000
Consumers Reject Irradiated Meat in Florida: CampaignSucceeds in Educating Consumers about the Hazards of Food "Treated" withRadiation
  For Immediate Release: July 31, 2000 Consumers Reject Irradiated Meat in Florida: CampaignSucceeds in Educating Consumers about the Hazards of Food "Treated" withRadiation
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