Sign the Consumer Rights Pledge

Shine the spotlight on the WTO's attack on consumer rights

In a set of recent decisions, the World Trade Organization (WTO) ruled against labels on meat, dolphin-safe labels on tuna, and the ban on sweet-flavored cigarettes designed to combat youth smoking. [Learn more]

These are the policies we rely on to allow us to protect children’s health and make informed decisions as consumers. Under current rules, the U.S. will have to water down or eliminate these policies, or face trade sanctions.

Take the pledge and stand up to the WTO's attack on our consumer rights.

Tell your friends and family to sign the pledge as well. The more names that sign on, the better chance we'll have of gaining the attention of the public, media, President Obama and Congress. We'll do our part to shine the spotlight on your terrific work. This is only the beginning of all of our efforts.

Sign the Consumer Rights Pledge:

In a matter of months, the World Trade Organization (WTO) ruled against three popular U.S. consumer policies: our country-of-origin labels on meat; dolphin-safe tuna labels; and a ban on sweet-flavored cigarettes that were marketed to lure teens to start smoking.

Previously, we’ve seen this global commerce agency facilitate offshoring of jobs to low-wage countries and rule against a series of health and environmental laws around the world. Now the WTO has even ruled against consumers’ basic right to know where products come from and how they are produced.

Enough is enough!

When the WTO rules against a policy, countries are pressured to water down or eliminate their laws. Our government must not cave in and follow a WTO order to gut our laws, if necessary by eliminating any funding to make a WTO-ordered roll back possible.

I pledge NOT to support trade deals that include similar anti-consumer provisions.

I also pledge to alert my community and my elected representatives to the WTO attacks on our consumer policies.


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Number Date Name Location
3924 Mon Jun 03 10:50:53 EDT 2013 Raymond Brooks Manchester, NH
3923 Thu May 30 00:32:51 EDT 2013 Sherill Kew Seattle, WA
3922 Tue May 28 21:43:36 EDT 2013 Barbara Leonard Albuquerque, NM 203 -->202I am very concerned about the WTO limiting information about the food we eat. I'm also avery concerned about giving the WTO the authority to water down our laws! Some of them are weak enough already!
3921 Tue May 28 08:05:35 EDT 2013 LINDA OAKEY woodbridge, VA
3920 Thu May 23 19:54:18 EDT 2013 Larry Orzechowski Phoenix, AZ
3919 Thu May 23 16:09:43 EDT 2013 Timothy Coglianese Minneapolis, MN
3918 Mon May 20 18:51:26 EDT 2013 carol jagiello bloomingdale, NJ
3917 Thu May 16 19:18:10 EDT 2013 Dorri Raskin Northridge, CA
3916 Thu May 16 16:37:12 EDT 2013 Michael Greenspan Coral Springs, FL
3915 Thu May 16 15:16:38 EDT 2013 pat runions loveland, CO
3914 Thu May 16 11:01:09 EDT 2013 Eric Genheimer Troy, MI
3913 Thu May 16 10:49:14 EDT 2013 Dorothy Lebovitz Upland, CA
3912 Thu May 16 00:40:53 EDT 2013 Myra Rieger Denver, CO WE must not let this happen!!!!!!!!!
3911 Tue May 14 17:01:46 EDT 2013 Erik Sperling Washington, DC
3910 Fri May 10 11:49:34 EDT 2013 Rosalie Salvato Burbank, CA
3909 Wed May 08 22:43:44 EDT 2013 Charleen Breckenridge Owings Mills, MD
3908 Sun May 05 17:12:25 EDT 2013 Mike and Ann Vogel Washington, DC
3907 Fri Apr 26 18:05:39 EDT 2013 Ilse Funk Cherry Valley, NY
3906 Fri Apr 26 07:11:04 EDT 2013 Steven Whitney Dobbs Ferry, NY
3905 Sat Apr 20 12:39:45 EDT 2013 Bruce Hlodnicki INDIANAPOLIS, IN
3904 Fri Apr 19 08:03:52 EDT 2013 Brad McDonough Woburn, MA
3903 Thu Apr 18 15:17:31 EDT 2013 Anonymous Verona, NJ
3902 Wed Apr 17 15:00:36 EDT 2013 Norm Conrad Seattle, WA All humans everywhere have the right to know what they are buying, eating, where it comes from, and how it is grown, raised and caught and killed.
3901 Sun Apr 14 22:51:01 EDT 2013 Carmen I Alvarado Burke, VA
3900 Sun Apr 14 19:04:36 EDT 2013 JoAnne Gilmore Rifle, CO
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