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If you don’t eat meat or work on a farm, are the dangerous resistant bacteria that develop in livestock a threat to your health?

Apr 21, 2015 Blog Post

Allowing consumers to post their complaint narratives online is just the latest example of the CFPB’s leadership in protecting Americans from unscrupulous financial services firms....

Apr 10, 2015 Blog Post

A weakened CFPB would be a return to the days of minimal accountability around some of the most important transactions consumers make over the course...

Feb 2, 2015 Blog Post

We welcomed the new year with a series of blog posts covering a number of our issue areas. Policy analysts reviewed developments and opportunities as...

Jan 27, 2015 Blog Post
The 29th Annual Survey of Toy Safety

Despite strong standards for toy safety established by the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), toy companies continue to sell potentially dangerous toys. Trouble in Toyland...

Dec 1, 2014 Report

It is time for public interest advocates to articulate and fight for a new conception of “right to know” – one that is more expansive,...

Jul 3, 2014 Blog Post

The public policy landscape is changing more rapidly than ever before – presenting new challenges on a nearly weekly basis. Sometimes, the solutions to those...

Jul 1, 2014 Blog Post
The CFPB's Consumer Complaint Database Gets Real Results for Credit Card Holders

Despite the benefits to consumers brought by enactment of the Credit Card Accountability Responsibility and Disclosure (Credit CARD) Act of 2009, consumer complaints about credit...

Mar 31, 2014 Report
The CFPB’s Consumer Complaint Database Gets Real Results for Consumers

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) was established in 2010 in the wake of the worst financial crisis in decades. Its mission is to...

Feb 27, 2014 Report

Allying with local officials, Cordray said, would result in local complaints about financial products being forwarded to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau for analysis and...

Feb 11, 2014 Blog Post

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