Wal-Mart's self-serving hyperbole about efficiency has become a mainstay of its culture, and is taken for granted by the media. But this week, Consumer Reports readers kicked a little dirt on that shiny exterior.
More than 70 years ago the Consumers Union called for affordable, reliable health care for all Americans. Now, after decades of failed proposals, broken promises, and political rancor, reform is in reach.
Consumer Reports' latest tests of canned foods, including soups, juice, tuna, and green beans, have found that almost all of the 19 name-brand foods tested contain measurable levels of Bisphenol A (BPA).