Consumer Product Safety Resources


Matthew Yglesias is a progressive policy blogger for the Center For American Progress.

Ezra Klein, the Washington Post’s progressive policy blogger. The posts are categorized by topic.


National Organization for Women (NOW) is the largest membership-based feminist organization in America.

Consumer Federation of America defends the consumer interest in fields ranging from housing and financial services to food safety. 

Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety is an alliance of consumer, health and safety groups and insurance companies and agents working together to make America's roads safer.

The Center for Auto Safety was founded by Ralph Nader in 1970, and has advocated for auto safety and consumer rights ever since.

U.S. PIRG is a national advocacy organization focused on a wide variety of issues including financial regulation, health care, and taxation.

The Center for Progressive Reform is a research and educational think tank, focused on climate change, environmental protection, food safety, drug safety, consumer product safety, worker health and safety.

The Center For American Progress is a progressive think tank in D.C. They cover a variety of issues from national security to the environment to tax policy. 

Public Citizen, founded in 1971, is a leading advocacy group on consumer, worker and environmental issues.

Public Agencies

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration

(FDA) is the federal agency responsible for the testing and regulation of food, drugs, cosmetics, and medical devices.

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is the agency that oversees auto and highway safety regulations, auto recalls, and CAFE standards.

The Congressional Budget Office
(CBO) is one of the best sources for non-partisan economic analysis. They publish breakdowns of policy costs.