Consumers (11 - 20 of 37 items)
Death Services: State Regulation of the Death Care Industry Varies and Officials Have Mixed Views on Need for Further Federal Involvement
GAO-12-65: Published: Dec 15, 2011. Publicly Released: Jan 17, 2012.
Consumer Product Safety Commission: Action Needed to Strengthen Identification of Potentially Unsafe Products
GAO-12-30: Published: Oct 12, 2011. Publicly Released: Oct 12, 2011.
Residential Appraisals: Opportunities to Enhance Oversight of an Evolving Industry
GAO-11-653: Published: Jul 13, 2011. Publicly Released: Jul 13, 2011.
Credit Cards: Consumer Costs for Debt Protection Products Can Be Substantial Relative to Benefits but Are Not a Focus of Regulatory Oversight
GAO-11-311: Published: Mar 25, 2011. Publicly Released: Mar 25, 2011.
Consumer Finance: Regulatory Coverage Generally Exists for Financial Planners, but Consumer Protection Issues Remain
GAO-11-235: Published: Jan 18, 2011. Publicly Released: Jan 18, 2011.
Food Labeling: FDA Needs to Reassess Its Approach to Protecting Consumers from False or Misleading Claims
GAO-11-102: Published: Jan 14, 2011. Publicly Released: Jan 14, 2011.
Finanzas del Consumidor: Factores que Afectan la Educacion Financiera de las Personas con Conocimientos Limitados del Ingles
GAO-10-869: Published: Aug 4, 2010. Publicly Released: Aug 4, 2010.
Bottled Water: FDA Safety and Consumer Protections Are Often Less Stringent Than Comparable EPA Protections for Tap Water
GAO-09-610: Published: Jun 22, 2009. Publicly Released: Jul 8, 2009.
Telecommunications: Preliminary Observations about Consumer Satisfaction and Problems with Wireless Phone Service and FCC's Efforts to Assist Consumers with Complaints
GAO-09-800T: Published: Jun 17, 2009. Publicly Released: Jun 17, 2009.
Food Labeling: FDA Needs to Better Leverage Resources, Improve Oversight, and Effectively Use Available Data to Help Consumers Select Healthy Foods
GAO-08-597: Published: Sep 9, 2008. Publicly Released: Oct 9, 2008.