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Laura MacCleery

Self Description

October 2016: "Consumer Reports, the largest and most trusted consumer organization in the world, has named public interest advocate Laura MacCleery as its new Vice President of Consumer Policy and Mobilization. Ms. MacCleery will report to Marta Tellado, President and CEO.

A versatile public interest advocate and seasoned attorney, Ms. MacCleery will lead the not-for-profit organization’s consumer policy and mobilization strategy as it works to ensure that consumers’ voices are heard, their choices are meaningful and their access to affordable, safe, healthy, and sustainable products and services is clear and unfettered."

Third-Party Descriptions

October 2016: '“This is a rational decision that consumers are entitled to make, that they would like to be exposed to fewer chemicals,” said Laura MacCleery, of Consumer Reports. “At this point, it’s more marketing than substance.”'


RoleNameTypeLast Updated
Organization Executive (past or present) Consumers Union of U.S. Organization Oct 25, 2016
Subordinate of (past or present) Dr. Marta Tellado Ph.D. Person Oct 25, 2016

Articles and Resources

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Oct 23, 2016 If your shampoo says “organic” on the label, it probably doesn’t mean anything (Buyer Beware)

QUOTE: for non-food items, such as shampoos, cosmetics, and textiles—there is no such certification process. The Federal Trade Commission has a “flexible” rule for industry, which requires marketers to have accurate and reliable science to back up their claims. But there is no formal definition for “organic” outside of food...