Mouse Print* -- CPSC Slow to Issue Product Safety Warnings
The recent story of a family that lost a baby who suffocated in a sleeper that was known to be unsafe brings back an old issue. Why is the Consumer Product Safety Commission seemngly so slow to act?
That is our Mouse Print* story this week.
New Ranking: 10 Best Places to Retire
U.S. News is out with their latest ranking of the best places to retire for 2022-23. They judge places based on the happiness of local residents, housing affordability, tax rates and health care quality. Pennsylvania takes the top two slots this year, with Lancaster and Harrisburg leading the way.
Grocery Price Comparisons: Costco vs. Stop & Shop, Trader Joe's vs. Stop & Shop, Wegmans vs. Stop & Shop
In a series of three scrollable stories here, CNET compares grocery prices in a variety of ways. First, they compare buying in bulk - a year's worth of staples - at Costco vs. Stop & Shop, a large northeast supermarket chain. Then they check whether Trader Joe's is cheaper than a conventional supermarket. Finally, they compare brand names and store brands at Wegman's (which used to portray itself as a discounter) versus Stop & Shop.
Food Label Health Claims Questioned
CBC Marketplace investigates health claims on food packages. This report says that some products create more of a "health halo" than actual health benefits.
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