Advocacy and Protection

The sites and services listed in this consumer information section of the Directory Journal all relate to advocacy and protection issues for consumers and these can be found by browsing through the websites listed below.

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Offers database to find a doctor, dentist, chiropractor, search real estate properties, research to authenticate professionals and businesses and facility to access personal credit report and insurance score.

Browse over for a broad range of federal information resources for consumers covering food, product safety, health, financial services and other consumer topics.

Global alliance of consumer associations endeavors to protect and endorse customer privileges through organizational growth, information, research and discussion; supports, links and represents consumer groups and agencies.

Official federal regulatory agency for consumer products safety dedicated to protect consumers against any injury or death; includes information on product recalls, reports and recall alerts.

Regulates businesses, issues business and alcoholic beverage licenses; includes downloadable forms and information on how to get permits and licenses.

Non-profit consumer education and advocacy organization arranges public interest lawyers, policy experts, and grassroots advocates; also deploys insurance reform, health care reform, billing errors, and other issues.