Statements about Consumer Safety

"Since 1980, over 145 incidents have been documented of suction entrapment in swimming pools and spas, including 36 deaths of children."

Says broken compact fluorescent light bulbs "allegedly cause migraines and epilepsy attacks."  

Says Texas has so few gas-pump inspectors in the field, "the HEBs of this state, the Brookshires of this state, they're calibrating their own gas pumps. The (Texas Department of Agriculture) just sends them the stickers and they calibrate them."

Says gas pumps in different parts of Texas are missing state inspection stickers and/or their inspections are out of date--and that's cheating consumers.

"Perry pushed for a law that lets insurance companies raise homeowners’ rates without having to justify the increase."

"Cell phone numbers go public this month."

Says a careless attitude and "poor oversight by the Texas Department of Agriculture" led to deaths and illnesses traced to a Texas peanut plant.

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