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28 Dec 2016, 10:23 am
Actually consuming too much can kill you (hyperhydration). [read post]
20 Dec 2016, 10:30 am
For more information about the Consumer Protection Branch and its enforcement efforts, visit its website at [read post]
20 Nov 2016, 6:36 pm
This Guest Kat does not think that Brexit (whatever it means) will change much if anything of English contract law since it is founded in the common law and, save for certain exceptions (eg consumer protection), is not altered by EU law. [read post]
CSPI collected thousands of reports from consumers who experienced adverse digestive symptoms after eating products made with olestra, such as low-fat — and now discontinued — Pringles. [read post]
The revised draft reformulates the data breach definition with an encryption safe harbor, and defines “Personal Information” beyond an already broad scope of data so that it also picks up a consumer’s date of birth and any information of the consumer that the Insurer has a legal or contractual duty to protect from unauthorized access or public disclosure. [read post]
3 Oct 2016, 1:00 pm
"Consumers have the power to make healthier choices and protect themselves from harmful chemicals in everyday products," says Robin Dodson, an environmental exposure scientist at Silent Spring Institute. [read post]
3 Oct 2016, 8:32 am by Rod Rehm
Charged chiefly with protecting consumers, commissioners review rate changes, investigate complaints and make sure insurers have enough money to pay claims. [read post]
7 Sep 2016, 9:30 am by By: Alethea Lange, Guest Post
This technique can be used to protect consumers as well as to build out marketing profiles. [read post]
18 Jul 2016, 10:42 am by admin
Both the Bureau and FTC, as well as other consumer protection bodies, have also been increasing their enforcement efforts in relation to online reviews. [read post]
6 Jul 2016, 10:23 am by Dan Flynn
The government was represented by Melanie Singh of the Civil Division’s Consumer Protection Branch, with the assistance of Senior Chief Counsel Claudia Zuckerman of the Food and Drug Division, Office of General Counsel, U.S. [read post]
5 Jul 2016, 7:42 am by Rob Bratby
As expected, it contains provisions addressing (text taken from Government explanatory fact sheet): “Fast Broadband and support for consumers new Broadband Universal Service Obligation (USO) for the United Kingdom – giving all citizens the legal right to request a 10Mbps broadband connection [See my prior sceptical commentary here] new powers for Ofcom to help consumers access better information and enable consumers to act on that information through… [read post]
30 Jun 2016, 8:27 am by Kacey Fitzpatrick
  The goats were constantly frolicking back and forth between various plants, small trees, and shrubs, eating to their hearts content and only stopping when they needed short digestion breaks. [read post]
29 Jun 2016, 10:00 pm by Cookson Beecher
Would seeing them make you want to be extremely careful about protecting yourself and others from the enemy? [read post]
11 Jun 2016, 11:53 pm by INFORRM
Said otherwise “online platforms are subject to existing EU rules in areas [the list is not exactly short] such as competition, consumer protection, protection of personal data and single market freedoms”. [read post]
25 May 2016, 7:22 am by familoo
Applications for legal aid are time consuming and unpaid – if legal aid is refused the firm makes a loss and the individual solicitor loses brownie points. [read post]
24 May 2016, 10:00 pm by Cookson Beecher
Concerns about nanoparticles are that they are small enough to penetrate the skin, lungs and digestive system, and perhaps pass through the vital blood-brain barrier. [read post]
8 Apr 2016, 11:22 am
            Consumer Fraud:  The court dismissed this claim under settled Pennsylvania law that a consumer does not have a claim for violation Pennsylvania’s Unfair Trade Practices and Consumer Protection Law (UTPCLP) against the manufacturer of a medical device. [read post]