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Nov 23, 2015, 06:00 ET Making A List And Checking It Twice, Consumer Reports Finds Company Policies And Practices That Are Naughty Or Nice

 Just in time for the hustle and bustle of the holiday shopping and travel season, Consumer Reports releases its sixth annual Naughty &...


Aug 24, 2015, 06:00 ET Consumer Reports' Tests: Conventional Ground Beef Twice As Likely To Contain Superbugs As Sustainable Beef

In Consumer Reports new tests of ground beef, 18 percent of the beef samples from conventionally-raised cows contained dangerous superbugs...


Jun 25, 2015, 06:00 ET Consumer Reports: Antibiotic-Resistant Superbugs The Health Crisis Of This Generation

Decades of inaction to curb the overuse of life-saving antibiotics by physicians, dentists, patients, and farmers has created hard-to-treat...


Jun 02, 2015, 06:00 ET Consumer Reports Aims To Stop The Spread Of Superbugs

 Consumer Reports, the world's largest and most trusted nonprofit consumer organization, today announced its commitment to help wipe out...


May 27, 2015, 16:22 ET Consumer Reports Announces New Senior Content Team

Consumer Reports today announced four new appointments to help drive the organization's digital transformation and advance its nonprofit mission to...


Apr 06, 2015, 13:57 ET Consumer Reports Names Jason Fox As Vice President, Digital

 Consumer Reports, the largest and most trusted consumer organization in the world, has named Jason Fox as Vice President, Digital. In his new...


Mar 19, 2015, 06:00 ET Consumer Reports Examines Pesticide Use On Produce To Help Consumers Reduce Exposure

Fresh produce is an important part of a healthy diet.  A new study by Consumer Reports looks at the risks of pesticide residues for 48 fruits...


Feb 25, 2015, 10:34 ET Consumer Reports Appoints Two New Members To Board Of Directors

Consumer Reports, the largest and most trusted consumer organization in the world, has named two new members to its Board of Directors. R. Anthony...


Aug 28, 2014, 09:39 ET Consumer Reports: Campus Banking Account Fees Can Add Up And Are Not Always Clearly Disclosed; Schools May Not Get The Best Deal For Students

 Just as millions of students return to college, a new Consumer Reports investigation of campus banking products found that fees can vary...


May 08, 2014, 06:00 ET Consumer Reports Finds Many Hospitals do Too Many C-sections

A Consumer Reports analysis of over 1,500 hospitals in 22 U.S. states suggests that some hospitals do a much better job than others at helping...


May 01, 2014, 06:00 ET Consumer Reports: Running A Home From A Phone

The number of home automation products is exploding.  And according to a survey of nearly 2,500 subscribers from Consumer Reports, almost 20...


Apr 29, 2014, 06:00 ET Deliberations Begin On Approving Artificial Ingredients In Organic Production: Consumer Reports Survey Show 7 Out Of 10 Americans Want As Few Approved As Possible

Today, Consumer Reports is releasing a nationally representative survey of more than 1,000 adults focused on the organic label. Many of the...


Apr 25, 2014, 10:34 ET Consumer Reports Names Ellen Kampinsky As Editor-In-Chief

Consumer Reports, the world's largest independent, non-profit product-testing organization, has named Ellen Kampinsky as editor-in-chief of...


Apr 22, 2014, 10:02 ET Boulder Canyon™ Hummus Chips Named To Consumer Reports' ShopSmart™ "Best Products of the Year" List

Snack food innovator, Boulder Canyon Foods, has been named to Consumer Reports' ShopSmart™ list of "Best Products of the Year." This year's...


Apr 17, 2014, 06:00 ET Consumer Reports: 3.1 Million Smart Phones Were Stolen in 2013, Nearly Double the Year Before

Smart phone theft is on the rise. About 3.1 million Americans were the victims of smart phone theft in 2013, according to Consumer Reports' Annual...


Apr 04, 2014, 06:00 ET Consumer Reports: Amica, USAA, & Auto-Owners Among Top Home Insurance Companies In New Survey

 A home insurance policy is a must to protect an owner from the expense of a potentially large loss, but not all insurance companies are easy...


Apr 03, 2014, 13:59 ET Consumer Reports presenta nueva metodología de pruebas para la evaluación de los asientos infantiles para vehículos

YONKERS, New York, 3 de abril de 2014 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Consumer Reports ha creado un nuevo programa de información para...


Apr 03, 2014, 06:00 ET Consumer Reports Introduces New Test Methodology For Evaluating Infant Child Car Seats

Consumer Reports has created a new consumer information program for child seat safety by updating its test procedures to better reflect current...


Apr 02, 2014, 06:00 ET Honda & Toro Top Consumer Reports latest Lawn Mower Ratings

In Consumer Reports' tests of nearly 40 lawn mowers, models from Honda and Toro led the pack for getting most lawns back into shape after a brutal...


Mar 26, 2014, 06:00 ET Wegmans, Trader Joe's, Publix, Costco & Sprouts Top Consumer Reports Supermarket Ratings

When it comes to supermarkets, biggest isn't always best.  In Consumer Reports' latest survey, Wegmans, Trader Joe's, Publix, Costco and...


Mar 26, 2014, 06:00 ET Wegmans, Trader Joe's, Publix, Costco y Sprouts encabezan las Calificaciones de Consumer Reports para los supermercados

Cuando se trata de supermercados, el más grande no siempre es el mejor. Según la más reciente encuesta de Consumer Reports: Wegmans,...


Mar 25, 2014, 11:10 ET Consumer Reports' Survey Finds Telecom Providers Get Sub-Par Ratings For Value

Despite spending an average of $1,848 annually on in-home telecom services, consumers aren't convinced it's money well spent.  The latest...


Mar 25, 2014, 06:00 ET Encuesta de Consumer Reports encuentra que las empresas de telecomunicaciones tienen calificaciones en materia de valor por debajo del promedio

A pesar de gastar un promedio de $1,848 anualmente en servicios de telecomunicaciones del hogar, los consumidores no están convencidos que el...


Mar 13, 2014, 06:00 ET Consumer Reports Reveals The Best Used Cars And Ones To Avoid

With prices at historic highs – even for models with high mileage and seemingly excessive wear – and with so many vehicles from which...


Feb 25, 2014, 12:45 ET Ram 1500 & Tesla Model S Among New Winners In Consumer Reports' 2014 Top Picks List

In its annual Top Picks list, Consumer Reports has crowned four new vehicles—the Hyundai Santa Fe, Ram 1500, Subaru Forester, and Tesla Model...