Statements about Consumer Safety

"Eighty percent of the antibiotics in this country are fed to livestock."

"We have a federal government that thinks they have the authority to regulate our toilet seats."

Compact fluorescent light bulbs are "toxic" and "not environmentally friendly."

"The Democrats have already voted to ban our conventional light bulbs ... in favor of dangerous fluorescent light bulbs."

The financial services bill will end "too-big-to-fail."

Every year tobacco kills more Americans than did World War II — more than AIDS, cocaine, heroin, alcohol, vehicular accidents, homicide and suicide combined.

"When the salmonella source was finally identified, FDA officials had to wait for industry approval before they could go live with the [peanut] recall."

"A ham and cheese sandwich on one slice of bread is the responsibility of the USDA ... But a ham and cheese sandwich on two slices of bread is the responsibility of the Food and Drug Administration."

"Our children's safety is potentially at risk because nearly half of the apple juice consumed by our children comes from apples grown in China."

"Our whole food system in this country...most of it is genetically engineered. And (there is) no testing for the health consequences of this food."

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