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2014-01-28 08:26:06

Valentine's Day sweets worth the splurge YONKERS, N.Y., Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When it comes to chocolate, the good stuff doesn't come cheap. The March 2014 issue of ShopSmart, from Consumer Reports, features its annual list of the best boxed chocolates based on results from its in-house expert taste-tests. The full list of 15 "smart picks" includes old favorites from Woodhouse, Candinas, and L.A. Burdick, plus three products from Recchiuti, Xocolatti and zChocolat -...

Soda Carcinogen Caramel Color
2014-01-23 15:32:12

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online An investigation by Consumer Reports has revealed troublingly high levels of a carcinogenic brown food coloring in Pepsi One and Goya Malta sodas. Although there are no limits on the use of the investigated food additive, also known as 4-methylimidazole (4-MeI) or caramel color, California has the substance on its Proposition 65 list of carcinogens. Passed in 2011, the California law requires a food or beverage to have a health warning...

2014-01-23 08:23:53

Consumers Union calls on government to set stronger regulations for caramel color in food and beverages YONKERS, N.Y., Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In Consumer Reports' recent tests of sodas and other soft drinks, varying levels of 4-methylimidazole (4-MeI), a potentially-carcinogenic chemical byproduct of the production of certain types of caramel color, were found in all of the samples that listed caramel color as an ingredient. Twelve brands of sodas and soft drinks from five...

2014-01-22 23:01:55

Choosing Wisely® Content Now Made Available to Millions of iTriage Consumers NEW YORK and DENVER (PRWEB) January 22, 2014 Consumer Reports and iTriage®, a market leader in consumer health care technology, today announced a partnership to make the ABIM Foundation’s “Choosing Wisely” initiative available to millions of iTriage consumers across the country. "Choosing Wisely" decision aids will be available on iTriage’s web and mobile platforms to help patients...

2014-01-16 08:23:43

$105 per gallon paint misses the mark; $34 per gallon Behr tops the Ratings YONKERS, N.Y., Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In Consumer Reports' latest tests of interior paints, Farrow & Ball, a pricey import from England known for its colors, was the worst at hiding old paint and scored near the bottom of the Ratings. It took two coats of its eggshell finish in white, which costs $105 per gallon, to do what the top-rated Behr Premium Plus Ultra Satin in white, which costs $34...

2013-12-21 23:02:28

Huntington Toyota is excited to bring Toyotathon to its Long Island Toyota customers especially with two of the Toyota models taking highest rank as two of the 10 Consumer Reports’ best value vehicles. Huntington, New York (PRWEB) December 21, 2013 Long Island Toyota shoppers may be looking for great specials before the year is out, and Huntington Toyota is announcing its current Toyotathon is running strong. If customers ever had a doubt about which models are the most reliable when...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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