Alert campaigns against safety regulations for consumer products.
It calls itself a "nationwide, non-profit, non-partisan consumer
group committed to protecting consumer choice & promoting economic
growth". It has been supported by corporations including:
fought against such measures as mandatory air bags in cars, safety seats
for babies in aeroplanes, acid rain regulations as well as filing a
law suit against protesters at a Californian nuclear reactor.(Megalli
& Friedman, 1991, pp. 80-1)
Whelan from the American Council on Science and
Health is on its Advisory Council.
Alert - papers on environmental issues
Mark and Andy Friedman, 1991, Masks of Deception: Corporate Front
Groups in America, Essential Information.
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