- Take-home ice cream sales account for nearly 70% of all the ice cream sold in the U.S.
That means many of us could use a great ice cream scoop! Consumer Reports ShopSmart just checked out ice cream scoops designed to make getting a bowl of your favorite ice cream a little easier.
- Right now we are in the peak of moving season. In fact, more people move in June than any other month. But Consumer Reports says be careful.
The Better Business Bureau received more than 8,000 moving company complaints last year. But there are ways to avoid getting ripped off.
- Your credit score is one of the most important numbers in your financial life, and Americans spend millions of dollars a year to find out theirs.
But Consumer Reports says the score you get is not necessarily the one lenders use. That can be a nasty surprise when you apply for credit.
- Tossing out fresh fruit and vegetables that have gone bad feels like throwing money down the drain.
A new product called FreshPaper claims to keep produce fresh for up to four times longer. Consumer Reports put it to the test.
- Just in time for Memorial Day weekend - Consumer Reports' test results on more than 100 gas grills.
Some are loaded with features, but you don't have to spend top dollar to get a grill that sizzles.
- More people are opting for ground turkey instead of beef these days. Even Burger King has started serving up turkey burgers.
But a just-released Consumer Reports' investigation reveals - it can also be a breeding ground for antibiotic-resistant bacteria.