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FDA study says amount of arsenic in rice is low

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration says consumers shouldn’t worry too much about levels of arsenic in rice — but should vary their diets just in case. The agency released a study Friday […]

09/06/2013

Consumer Reports cites two high chairs for safety problems

Most high chairs sold in the United States comply with a voluntary safety standard that includes what is known as a crotch post—a structure that’s supposed to keep an unharnessed child from sliding downward and […]

08/29/2013

This undated photo provided by Chevrolet shows the 2014 Chevrolet Impala LTZ. (AP Photo/Chevrolet)

New Impala tops sedans in Consumer Reports’ tests

DETROIT (AP) — The first American sedan in 20 years to earn Consumer Reports’ top score is the Chevrolet Impala. Really. The magazine has ranked the completely reworked 2014 version of the full-size car as […]

07/25/2013

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Impala makes history with Consumer Reports

Chevrolet’s completely re-designed Impala has outscored all other sedans in tests done by Consumer Reports magazine. It’s the first time a sedan from a U.S. automaker has topped the ratings in the 20 years that […]

07/25/2013

Cover of the September 2013 issue of ShopSmart magazine. (Photo credit: ShopSmart magazine)

Mobile tools get shoppers organized and find deals at the grocery store

Bad shopping habits can be tough to break – just ask the 63 percent of Americans in ShopSmart’s new national grocery shopping survey who admitted to buying things they don’t need because of a coupon […]

07/16/2013

Tesla Model S gets Consumer Reports’ top score

DETROIT (AP) — The Tesla Motors Inc. Model S electric car has tied an older Lexus for the highest score ever recorded in Consumer Reports magazine’s automotive testing. The Model S, which starts at $62,400 […]

05/09/2013

Consumer Reports study on automobile in-dash technology

In its latest report, Consumer Reports finds the best designs offer an unprecedented level of versatility and convenience, but the organization warns that some of these advanced systems can be complicated and distracting to use.

03/07/2013

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Consumer Reports gives the lowdown on HDTVs

Consumer Reports senior editor Jim Wilcox deconstructs the mystery of all the HDTV choices in this report with Maggie McKay and Michael Shappee. Click here to listen.

02/01/2013

Which retailers made Consumer Reports' 'Naughty & Nice' list?

Consumer Reports released its annual “Naughty & Nice” list to highlight company policies and practices that deserve cheers or jeers. The company emphasizes that the list is about a specific policy or practice — not […]

11/20/2012

Toyota on top in latest Consumer Reports survey (audio)

DETROIT (AP) – Japanese brands are the top performers in Consumer Reports’ annual rankings of vehicle reliability. The magazine says Toyota Motor Co.’s Scion, Lexus and Toyota brands took the top three spots. Mazda, Subaru […]

10/29/2012

The energy drink caffeine scandal (audio)

Some energy drinks have more caffeine than listed, Consumer Reports finds. In response to an FDA report investigating a link between a popular energy drink and five recent deaths, Consumer Reports launched its own investigation, […]

10/26/2012

Best products of 2012 (video)

Don’t know which washing machine or television to buy? Mandy Walker of Consumer Reports shares the magazine’s top picks for the best appliances, electronics, and food products of the year so you can shop with […]

10/02/2012

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