Consumer News

App Helps People Navigate Dangerous AllergiesA new app is helping shoppers with food allergies.
Does It Really Do That? Healthy Chef Baking MatThe commercial says the Healthy Chef Baking Mat turns your oven into a fat-free fryer without turning, without burning. Does it really do that?
Legislator Introduces Smart Meter Privacy Bill Aimed At Protecting ConsumersSmart technology has revolutionized so many parts of our everyday lives.
Christmas Return Merchandise Offers Special Deal For ConsumersThe holidays have long been over, but it's the most wonderful time of the year for Mike Ringelsten, the owner of Shorewood Liquidators outside Chicago.
Consumer Reports: Natural Foods That Aren’tThe buzzword at supermarkets these days is “natural.” You see it on all kinds of packaged foods.
Customers Complain It's Hard To "Opt Out" Of Post-Gazette MagazineChances are good that this “PGH Insiders Guide” magazine was slipped into your Sunday Post-Gazette, and it will cost you extra.
Business Booming At North Hills’ McCandless Crossing, The Block NorthwayThe North Hills is booming with new business.
Consumer Reports: Too Much Vitamin C Can Be ProblematicYou might be tempted to try anything to kick a cold sooner, but Consumer Reports says think twice before loading up on vitamin C supplements.
Get Marty: Judge’s Ruling Allows UPMC To Acquire Jameson Hospital, Keeping It In New CastleUncertainty over the future nearly cost hundreds of people their jobs.
Angie's List: Checking Changes On HVAC SystemsIf you bought in a new HVAC system in the past year, you may know the United States Energy Department is now requiring homeowners to buy more efficient - and therefore more expensive - heat pumps and air conditioners.
Consumer Reports Rates Top Small Kitchen Appliances If you enjoy cooking, you may have a bunch of handy appliances. But, you could always use a couple more, right?
Wendy's Investigating 'Unusual Activity' On Payment CardsWendy's says it is investigating reports of "unusual activity" on payment cards that had been used at some of its restaurants.

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