CIR consumer rep
This article was originally published in The Rose Sheet
Executive SummaryRachel Weintraub joins Cosmetic Ingredient Review Expert Panel as consumer advocate liaison panel member representing Consumer Federation of America, succeeding Mary Ellen Fise, who resigned from CIR after 18 years. Fise also resigned from her post as general counsel at CFA. Weintraub, who works as assistant general counsel at CFA, represents the consumer advocate organization before the Consumer Product Safety Commission, Congress and other voluntary standard-setting organizations, CIR says. Prior to joining CFA in January, she worked as consumer advocate with U.S. Public Interest Research Group...
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