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Chip, chip, hooray?(UP FRONT)(Health Valley and Keebler cookies and the Great Value cookies )(Product/service evaluation)
June 1, 2009... Although none of the 13 packaged chocolate-chip cookies our trained sensory panelists recently tested will pass for homemade, some taste far better than others. The Ratings can help you avoid wasting "indulgence" calories you've saved up on cookies that are dry or bland. [ILLUSTRATION...
Ask our experts.(rustproofing and undercoating for cars, postdated check and television ratings )(Brief article)
June 1, 2009... Are rustproofing and undercoating for cars worth the money? Lynne Langton East Hartford, CT A salesperson might try to pitch you those services when you're buying a new car, but don't bite. Today's new cars have much better corrosion protection than cars of the past. Serious rust...
Editor's note.(LETTERS)(Brief article)
June 1, 2009... In our March issue, we noted that anecdotal user reviews at ConsumerReports. org cited some durability complaints for the Hoover WindTunnel Bagless S3765-040 and Kenmore Progressive 27514 canister vacuum cleaners, both CR Best Buys. When we recontacted consumers who responded to our Annual...
Never buy fur from a traveling salesman.(FROM OUR PRESIDENT)(Brief article)
June 1, 2009... Words to save by, at least when we wrote them in 1938. Consumer Reports' current staff and readers offer money-saving tips on page 16. But first, a look at our advice from past rocky financial times. So much has changed, and so little. [ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] August 1938. "If your...
Recipe for safer food.(VIEWPOINT)
June 1, 2009... JEN AND JUSTIN Krieger flew to Colorado with their kids recently for a family vacation. But they never got to play. On their first day, 4-year-old David began to throw up and soon got worse. When his fever spiked during the night, his frightened parents took him to the emergency room. He...