Public Citizen

Type: Organization
Name: Public Citizen
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

FDA rejects petition for black box warning on T meds

The FDA has rejected Public Citizen’s petition to have a black box warning placed on the labels of testosterone -containing drugs available in the United States.The decision was criticized by Public Citizen, which pointed out what it deemed a discrepancy ... [Published Urology Times - 19 hours ago]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Public Citizen to FDA: Over-the-Counter Teething Medications for Infants Should Be Removed From the Market Because of Life-Threatening Reaction

July 28, 2014Benzocaine Products Too Dangerous for Teething; Warning Labels Needed for Similar Product Intended for Use in Older Children and Adults TooWASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) should not allow over-the-counter (OTC) ... [Published Public Citizen - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 3 reports

Public Citizen hits Murray Energy on climate rule

The advocacy group Public Citizen launched an ad Monday targeting coal company Murray Energy for challenging health protections for miners, and the administration's climate rule.The 60-second radio ad buy slams Murray Energy for suing the Environmental ... [Published The Hill - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

The Financial Crisis’ Long Hangover

The sins of the past are weighing on Wall Street, hurting both bank profits and the public’s perception of financial firms. And new rules might not improve Americans’ opinions of Wall Street , as mortgages and bank credit get harder to obtain under stricter ... [Published The Morning Consult - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 2 reports

Citizens United-Enabled Spending Leaves States Defenseless, Public Citizen Report Finds (7/25/14)

WASHINGTON, July 25 -- Public Citizen issued the following news release:Outside groups are exerting outsized influence on the elections in states and local jurisdictions that had their campaign finance laws invalidated by the U.S. Supreme Court's 2010 ... [Published Targeted News Service - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

Ruling on FDA’s Oversight of Animal Antibiotic Use Called a ‘Big Blow to Public Health’

(Food Safety News) – In a 2-1 decision, the U.S. Second Circuit Court of Appeals in New York ruled Thursday that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is not required to hold hearings concerning the safety of feeding antibiotics at subtherapeutic lev ... [Published Black Press USA - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

How to boost U.S. manufacturing jobs: Fake them

Sometimes news coming out of Washington D.C. seems to defy common sense. At least that was my reaction to word about a proposal to call American firms that send production offshore “factoryless goods” producers. The problem is that if this idea gets implemented,  ... [Published Machine Design - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Overuse of antipsychotic medications

By PAM GEYER•The information in this column is not intended to provide medical advice on personal health matters, which should be obtained directly from a physician.Antipsychotic medications should not be the first treatments considered when dealing with ... [Published Jewish Herald-Voice - Jul 25 2014]
Entities: Fazaclo, Geodon, Zyprexa
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Appeals court rules with FDA on feed antibiotics

In a 2-1 decision, the U.S. Second Circuit Court of Appeals on Thursday overturned earlier district court rulings resulting from a lawsuit filed by activist groups seeking to end the use of antibiotics in livestock feed.The lawsuit, intending to force ... [Published CattleNetwork.com - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

public meeting

Washington, D.C. - Today, the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) and the Department of State hosted a concerning the Administration's review of the U.S. model Bilateral Investment Treaty (BIT). USTR and the Department of State co-lead the ... [Published USTR - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Group OKs campaign spending limits
plan

NASHVILLE – A constitutional amendment giving Congress and states control of political campaign spending is moving toward a vote on the U.S. Senate floor, after winning approval last week in the Senate Judiciary Committee.The goal of Senate Joint Resolution ... [Published Lebanon Democrat - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 2 reports

Congress Should End Scandal of Secret Money in Federal Elections

July 22, 2014 Senate Rules Committee Holds Hearing Wednesday on Transparency of Money in ElectionsWASHINGTON, D.C. – A U.S. Senate hearing on Wednesday highlights increasing congressional concern about the influence of secret donors over elections, Public ... [Published Public Citizen - Jul 23 2014]

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The TACD letter calls this "an imperfect opt-out method" that puts unnecessary onus on the user: "[E]ven consumers who work to exercise their ability to opt out must remain vigilant, even after taking the appropriate privacy precautions."
"We are bound to hear this week and beyond that EPA actions are bad for the economy," she said on a call with reporters Monday. "Every time the EPA has put out a rule like this there has been innovations."
Re: Chamber reportedly backing Landrieu ( http://t.co/hW5qbmq5dQ ), @RobEngstrom says "No decisions have been made in the #LASen race."
"Safety standards can reduce the dangerous coal dust that causes Black Lung," the $14,000 ad buy states. "But recently, a coal company called Murray Energy sued to stop these protections against dangerous coal dust from going into effect."

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Privacy Groups Push Back Against Latest Faceboo... [Published Common Dreams - 5 hours ago]
FDA rejects petition for black box warning on T... [Published Urology Times - 19 hours ago]
OVERNIGHT ENERGY: The climate rule blitz [Published The Hill - Jul 29 2014]
Antibiotic Use Is OK In Livestock Production, S... [Published Food Online - Jul 28 2014]
Public Citizen to FDA: Over-the-Counter Teethin... [Published Public Citizen - Jul 28 2014]
Appeals Court Upholds FDA Decision on Feed Anti... [Published National Grain and Feed Association - Jul 28 2014]
Fracking, InsideClimate, and Public Integrity [Published The Energy Collective - Jul 28 2014]
Chamber Of Commerce To Endorse Mary Landrieu In... [Published Outside The Beltway | OTB - Jul 28 2014]
Public Citizen hits Murray Energy on climate rule [Published The Hill - Jul 28 2014]
Public Citizen hits Murray Energy on climate rule [Published E2-Wire - Jul 28 2014]
U.S. politicians cash in on contributions from ... [Published Metro Canada - Jul 28 2014]
Comcast's charity extends to friends and potent... [Published Philly.com - Jul 28 2014]
Public Citizen Launches Radio Ad Criticizing Mu... [Published Public Citizen - Jul 28 2014]
4 Groups Trying to End Corporate Personhood – a... [Published Care2 - Jul 27 2014]
The Financial Crisis’ Long Hangover [Published The Morning Consult - Jul 26 2014]
Court Rules Rampant Misuse of Antibiotics on Fa... [Published Care2 - Jul 26 2014]
Business groups alarmed by rise of ‘micro-union... [Published The Hill - Jul 26 2014]
Citizens United-Enabled Spending Leaves States ... [Published Targeted News Service - Jul 26 2014]
Ruling on FDA’s Oversight of Animal Antibiotic ... [Published Black Press USA - Jul 26 2014]
How to boost U.S. manufacturing jobs: Fake them [Published Machine Design - Jul 26 2014]
Citizens United-Enabled Spending Leaves States ... [Published Public Citizen - Jul 26 2014]
News Scan for Jul 25, 2014 [Published Centre For Infectious Disease Research and Policy - Jul 25 2014]
Big Bank Financial Settlements: Get out of Jail... [Published Huffington Post - Jul 25 2014]
Overuse of antipsychotic medications [Published Jewish Herald-Voice - Jul 25 2014]
Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuit News: FDA Rejects Pet... [Published PRWeb - Jul 25 2014]
Appeals court rules with FDA on feed antibiotics [Published CattleNetwork.com - Jul 25 2014]
public meeting [Published USTR - Jul 25 2014]
Wind of change blowing through Texas [Published Brisbane Times - Jul 25 2014]
In the Loop: In the Loop: Sen. Chambliss proves... [Published Washington Post - Jul 25 2014]
Appeals court uphold FDA action on judicious us... [Published Feedstuffs - Jul 24 2014]
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Chamber Of Commerce To Endorse Mary Landrieu In... [Published Outside The Beltway | OTB - Jul 28 2014]
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce has been at the center of many of the “Establishment v. Tea Party” battles that we’ve seen during the 2014 primary season, generally backing incumbents and candidates closer to the traditional idea of Republican conservatism ...
Public Citizen hits Murray Energy on climate rule [Published E2-Wire - Jul 28 2014]
The advocacy group Public Citizen launched an ad Monday targeting coal company Murray Energy for challenging health protections for miners, and the administration's climate rule.The 60-second radio ad buy slams Murray Energy for suing the... ...
[tt] NYT: Letters: Superpowers of the Web [Published TranshumanTech - Jul 24 2014]
Letters: Superpowers of the Web http://www.nytimes.com/2014/07/20/opinion/sunday/superpowers-of-the-web.html Readers respond to a July 16 letter from Marc Rotenberg, an Internetprivacy expert, calling on policy makers to examine the businesspractices ...
The Furor Over “Factoryless” Manufacturers [Published WSJ.com: Real Time Economics - Jul 23 2014]
Manufacturers, by definition, make things. But is that definition outdated? That’s the question behind a move among federal government agencies to reclassify as “manufacturers” companies like Apple Inc ., which controls every aspect of the iPhones ...
Judge's Overly Broad Discovery Order About Onli... [Published Techdirt - Jul 21 2014]
Earlier this month, David Kravets over at Ars Technica, wrote about a questionable order from Judge Marsha Pechman, allowing nutritional supplement firm Ubervita to issue a subpoena to identify a bunch of negative reviewers on Amazon and Craigslist. ...
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