Chapter 29 project

Ashley Hernandez

Consumer Bill of Rights

1. The right to Safety: The protection against products that are hazardous to your life or health.

2. The right to Be informed: protection against fraudulent or grossly misleading practices and assurance of receiving facts necessary to make informed choices.

3. The right to choose: access to a variety of quality products and services at competitive prices.

4. The right to Be Heard: assurance of representation of consumer interest interests in formulating gov. policy and of fair and prompt treatment in enforcement of laws

5. The right to Redress: assurance that buyers have ways to register their dissatisfaction and receive compensation for valid arguments

6. The right to Consumer Education: assurance that consumers have the necessary assistance to plan and use their resources maximum potential

Patients Bill of Rights

1. Information Disclosure: patients have the right to receive easy, accurate information to make informed health care decisions

2. Choice of Providers: Patients have the right to choose their own doctors and other health care providers

3. Access to Emergency Services: Patients have the right to access health care services how and where the need arises

4. Treatment Decisions: Patients have the right to fully participate in all decisions related to their health care

5. Respect and Nondiscrimination: Consumers have the right to considerate. respectful care from all members of their health care.

6. Confidentiality: consumers have the right have the confidentiality of their own stuff

Consumer protection laws

  1. flammable fabrics act: The law prohibits the selling of wearing apparel made easily ignited
  2. Meat Inspection laws: This law requires poultry to be inspected for harmful containment
  3. cigarette labeling and advertising act: this law requires warning labels of health hazards from smoking.
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Federal Agencies

  1. USDA: this stands for united states department of agriculture. This inspects food supply to unsure wholesomeness and truthful labeling
  2. FCC: this stands for federal communications commission. they regulate interstate and international communications by radio, wire, satellite, etc.
  3. CPSC: this stands for consumer product safety commission. This law protects consumers from unreasonable risk of injury or death.
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