Consumer News

Photo Credit: Thinkstock

Got A Baby? Need Some Gear? Tips From The NY Baby Show

How new or expectant parents navigate the megaworld of baby gear and its precursor, the megaworld of pregnancy gear, is an individual quest.

05/20/2015

(Source: CBS4)

Takata Air Bag Recall Doubles To Nearly 34 Million

Takata Corp. has declared 33.8 million airbags defective, doubling the number of cars and trucks in what is now the largest auto recall in U.S history.

05/19/2015

Blue Bell Ice Cream  (Source: CBS4)

FDA Not Aware Of Listeria At Blue Bell Plant Before Outbreak

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) says it was never told listeria was found in a Blue Bell Creameries facility.

05/09/2015

MIAMI, FL - FEBRUARY 19:  People look at a Tesla Motors vehicle on the showroom floor at the Dadeland Mall on February 19, 2014 in Miami, Florida.  Tesla said today it earned $46 million in the fourth quarter on a non-adjusted basis, or 33 cents a share, causing shares in the company to jump 12 percent.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Tesla CEO Plugs Into New Market With Home Battery System

Car maker Tesla is hoping the world will disconnect from power plants by using the company’s solar panel-connected batteries in homes and businesses.

05/02/2015

(Credit: Thinkstock)

Tyson Foods Hopes To Rid US Chicken Of Antibiotics By 2017

Tyson foods wants to make its chicken antibiotic free by September 2017.

04/28/2015

The mega-chain began in 1971 as one store in downtown Seattle. Three friends invested $1350 each of their own money. Imagine that return! (Credit: Getty Images)

Starbucks: Computer Outage Fixed; Stores Reopen Saturday

A computer outage closed down some Starbucks stores through the U.S. including in Florida. Some gave away free drinks.

04/25/2015

(Source: Thinkstock)

Blue Bell Creameries Issues Recall Of All Products

Blue Bell Creameries is issuing another recall after two samplings of chocolate chip cookie dough ice cream tested positive for listeriosis – and this time the Texas-based company is taking all its products off the shelf.

04/20/2015

NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 10:  The new Apple Watch is viewed at an Apple store in Manhattan on April 10, 2015 in New York, New York. Consumers around the world were able to try on the long awaited smartwatch on Friday and to place orders. On April 24, consumers will be able to buy it online or by appointment in select stores. The Apple Watch sport starts at $349 with the standard version retailing at $549 in the U.S. Luxury "Edition" watches with 18-karat gold alloys will be priced from $10,000 and will go as high as $17,000.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Why Apple Insisted On Online Orders For Apple Watch

With dozens of orders coming for the new Apple Watch, some may be wondering why Apple is pushing for online orders.

04/10/2015

(Source: Thinkstock)

Blue Bell Suspends Operations At Ice Cream Plant

Blue Bell Ice Cream has suspended operations at one of its production facilities that was connected to foodborne illnesses linked to the death of three people, the company announced Friday.

04/04/2015

(Photo by Adam Berry/Getty Images)

DOH Warns Of Toxic Chemical In Henna Tattoos

Florida’s Department of Health is warning spring breakers about a toxic chemical inside ink used for temporary tattoos called henna tattoos.

03/24/2015

more