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Mar 02, 2016, 11:26 ET NCL: Identity Theft Complaints Rise 47 Percent In 2015, FTC Report Finds

New data from the Federal Trade Commission highlights the continuing threat of identify theft to millions of consumers. In its Consumer Sentinel...


Mar 02, 2016, 03:10 ET NCL: FTC Report Shows Missouri ID Theft Complaints Tripled, Lead Nation

New government data confirm that Missouri leads the nation in the rate of identity theft complaints, the National Consumers League warned today. In...


Mar 02, 2016, 03:09 ET NCL: FTC Report Shows Texas Still an ID Theft Hot Spot

New government data confirms that Texas remains a hotspot in the national identity theft epidemic, the National Consumers League warned today....


Mar 02, 2016, 03:08 ET NCL: FTC Report Shows Maryland ID Theft Complaints Are Increasing

New government data confirm that Maryland has become a hotspot in the national identity theft epidemic, the National Consumers League warned today....


Mar 02, 2016, 03:05 ET NCL: FTC Report Confirms That Georgia Remains An ID Theft Hot Spot

New government data confirm that Georgia remains a hotspot in the national identity theft epidemic, the National Consumers League warned today....


Mar 02, 2016, 02:43 ET NCL: FTC Report Shows Connecticut Is Now An ID Theft Hot Spot

New government data confirm that Connecticut has become a hotspot in the national identity theft epidemic, the National Consumers League warned today....


Mar 02, 2016, 02:41 ET NCL: FTC Report Shows New Hampshire Now Among Top-Ten States For ID Theft Complaints

New government data confirm that New Hampshire has become a hotspot in the national identity theft epidemic, the National Consumers League warned...


Mar 02, 2016, 02:17 ET NCL: Michigan ID Theft Complaints Increased by 52 percent, FTC Report Shows

New government data confirm that Michigan remains a hotspot in the national identity theft epidemic, the National Consumers League warned today....


Mar 02, 2016, 02:05 ET NCL: FTC Report Shows Illinois Is Now An ID Theft Hot Spot

New government data confirm that Illinois has become a hotspot in the national identity theft epidemic, the National Consumers League warned today....


Mar 02, 2016, 01:59 ET NCL: FTC Report Confirms That Floridians Are At High Risk of ID Theft

New government data confirm that Florida remains a hotspot in the national identity theft epidemic, the National Consumers League warned today....


Mar 02, 2016, 01:54 ET NCL: FTC Report Shows California Still an ID Theft Hot Spot

New government data confirms that California remains a hotspot in the national identity theft epidemic, the National Consumers League warned today....


Feb 11, 2014, 10:25 ET National Consumers League and NOW: FDA Delays Approval of First-Ever Drug Treatment for Low Sexual Desire in Women

In response to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) decision to further delay approval of the first-ever drug to treat the most common...


Nov 02, 2012, 09:30 ET Consumer group applauds USDA for rejection of questionable food labeling system

The National Consumers League (NCL), the nation's oldest consumer advocacy organization, today sent a letter to the U.S. Department of Agriculture...


Nov 02, 2011, 11:30 ET U.S. Surgeon General Joins Baltimore Launch of the National Script Your Future Campaign to Highlight Importance of Taking Medication as Directed

While most Americans recognize the importance of taking prescribed medication as directed, people who skip or forget doses are less likely to...


Sep 08, 2011, 10:00 ET Tweens and Cell Phones: What Parents Need to Know During Back-to-School Season

With school back in session across the country and the flurry of purchases that often entails, many parents may be in the market for a cell phone for ...


Aug 24, 2011, 09:30 ET Advice for Parents: Manage Children's After-School Use of Technology

As millions of children across the country kick off a new school year this month, family schedules will return once again to classes, homework, and...


Apr 14, 2011, 09:34 ET Consumer Group Calls on FDA to Crack Down on Misleading Claims for Tomato Sauces Made From Concentrate

Labels for Del Monte Seafood Cocktail Sauce, Contadina Pizza Sauce, Classico Tomato & Basil Pasta Sauce, and other tomato sauces, spaghetti sauces,...


Feb 10, 2011, 10:00 ET Consumer Group to FDA: Don't Hide High Fructose Corn Syrup Behind Misleading 'Corn Sugar' Name

The nation's oldest consumer group told the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today that allowing a name change of High Fructose Corn Syrup (HFCS)...


Dec 20, 2010, 09:00 ET Fed Delays on Alcohol Labeling Stymieing National Policies on Alcohol and Obesity

The National Consumers League (NCL) has once again called on the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) to issue a final rule to improve...


Nov 18, 2010, 12:51 ET NCL Praises FDA Crackdown on Alcoholic Energy Drinks

The National Consumers League (NCL), the nation's oldest consumer advocacy organization, praised the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)...


Jun 24, 2010, 10:00 ET Consumers Wary of Prescription Switches

According to a survey released by the National Consumers League (NCL), nearly three-quarters of prescription drug users would be very concerned if a...


May 26, 2010, 09:00 ET NCL Calls on FDA to Regulate Industry after Tests Reveal Hidden Pathogens on Pallets Used to Transport Food

In the wake of the recent recall of E. coli-tainted romaine lettuce, the nation's oldest consumer organization, the National Consumers League (NCL),...