Latest Public Citizen Press Releases

For Immediate Release: 8/30/2000
Fast Flux Test Facility: A Reactor in Search of a Mission
Proposal to Reopen Reactor is Reckless
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For Immediate Release: 8/28/2000
Citizen Groups Denounce Proposal for Nuclear Waste Transport Through California
  Sept. 28, 2000 Citizen Groups Denounce Proposal for Nuclear Waste Transport Through California Radioactive Roads and Rails Campaign Arrives in San Bernardino San Bernardino, Calif. -- If nuclear waste is transported through California to Nevada for permanent storage as proposed, San Bernardino could experience serious threats to public health, the environment and the economy in the event of a crash or a radiation leak, public interest groups said today.
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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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