Believe it or not, some companies now offer pet insurance as an employee benefit. You can also buy the insurance on your own. But is it worth it? Consumer Reports explains when it pays off for pet owners.
A dirty humidifier can spew bacteria into the air and make you sick. Some manufacturers claim they’ve solved the problem. Consumer Reports' tests of 35 humidifiers found that you can’t count on the claims, but did find some humidifiers that are cleaner than others.
Consumer Reports' tests of turkey, chicken, shrimp and beef have found worrisome contamination with antibiotic-resistant bacteria. They have advice to help consumers as they shop for meat, poultry and seafood.
This expensive safety feature is billed as the best way to drive in the snow. But Consumer Reports' extensive tests find AWD isn’t all it’s cracked up to be. There is a less expensive solution that delivers better traction.