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Tainted Dog Food Kills 23 Animals

Sold Under Diamond, Country Value and Professional Brands

Tainted Dog Food Kills 23 Animals...

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Top 10 Phone Scams of 2005

Whatever happened to the old days when a con artist only wanted to steal a few bucks?

"The American consumer and especially every senior citizen must realize that a scammer doesn't play by the rules. In fact, the people that perpetrate these...

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Flu Outbreak Jams California Emergency Rooms

Flu Activity Also Picking Up in New York City

Flu Outbreak Jams California Emergency Rooms...

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California to Try Again With Telecommunications Bill of Rights

The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) will vote in January on a proposal to create a "Telecommunications Consumer Fraud Unit"

California to Try Again With Telecommunications Bill of Rights...

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Guilty Plea in ChoicePoint Data Theft

ChoicePoint Data Thief Pleads Guilty...

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Airline Maintenance Questioned

Outsourcing Critical Repairs Already Blamed for One Fatal Crash

Outsourcing Critical Repairs Already Blamed for One Fatal Crash...

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Survey: Car Buyers Shun Bankrupt Companies

GM May Find Consumers Unforgiving If It Files for Bankruptcy

GM May Find Consumers Unforgiving If It Files for Bankruptcy. There's been talk in automotive circles that General Motors may be on the road to bankruptcy ...

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GM Expands Recall to Fix Truck, SUV Brakes

GM Expands Recall to Fix Truck, SUV Brakes...

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Maytag Shareholders Approve Merger With Whirlpool

Maytag Shareholders Approve Merger With Whirlpool...

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Polaroid Portable DVD Player Batteries Recalled

Polaroid Portable DVD Player Batteries Recalled...

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Too Much Technology, Too Fast?

Fully half of the respondents said they couldn't live without Internet access, as they depended on it for news, information, and simple communication....

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H&R Blocked, Again

Tax Firm To Settle More Payday Loan Suits

Tax Firm To Settle More Payday Loan Suits...

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California Dumps Zip Code-Based Auto Insurance Rates

Consumer Advocates Hail Decision Implementing Prop 103

California Dumps Zip Code-Based Auto Insurance Rates...

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ConocoPhillips Agrees to Reduce Cigarette Sales to Minors

ConocoPhillips Agrees to Reduce Cigarette Sales to Minors...

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Do Flu Shots Really Help Seniors?

Researchers Suggest Healthy Seniors Are More Likely to Get Flu Shots, Thus Skewing Statistics

Researchers Suggest Healthy Seniors Are More Likely to Get Flu Shots, Thus Skewing Statistics...

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Legacy Propane Heaters Recalled

Legacy Propane Heaters Recalled...

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Aussie Gas Grills Recalled

Aussie Gas Grills Recalled...

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Little Chinese Car Headed to Detroit

Geely Sedan Expected to Sell for Under $10,000

Geely Motors will become the first Chinese automaker ever to display a made-in-China car intended for sale in the United States at the Detroit auto show....

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DHL Loses ABN AMRO Customer Data

ABN AMRO Mortgage Group says it has recovered a computer tape that was lost last month while being transported by DHL Courier to a credit reporting service...

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Breast Implant Complications Frequent, Study Finds

Almost one-third of women who underwent reconstructive breast implantation after mastectomy had at least one short-term complication

Breast Implant Complications Frequent, Study Finds...

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Minimum Credit Card Payments Going Up

A change in banking regulations will mean higher minimum credit card payments for millions of consumers beginning in January

Minimum Credit Card Payments Going Up...

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Florida Sues Spammer Touting Bogus Fuel Saver

Fuel Saver Pro falsely claimed to increase automobile gas mileage and decrease harmful pollutants and emissions

Florida Sues Spammer Touting Bogus Fuel Saver...

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Ford Settles Class Action Over Plastic Manifolds

Ford has settled a class-action lawsuit over the troublesome plastic intake manifolds on certain Ford and Lincoln-Mercury models

Ford Settles Class Action Over Plastic Manifolds...

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Sen. Trent Lott Sues State Farm over Katrina Damage

Sen. Trent Lott Sues State Farm over Katrina Damage...

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All Eyes On You: How Spy Chips Are Quietly Reshaping Privacy

All Eyes On You

All Eyes On You: How Spy Chips Are Quietly Reshaping Privacy...

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FDA Warns of Phony Bird Flu Drugs

FDA said it is not aware of any scientific evidence that demonstrates the safety or effectiveness of these products

FDA Warns of Phony Bird Flu Drugs...

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Study Describes Dangerous Heart Condition in Young Athletes

Fainting In Connection with Exercise a Warning Sign

Study Describes Dangerous Heart Condition in Young Athletes...

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DirecTV Fined $5 Million for Do-Not-Call Violations

Settlement Comes One Day After A $5 Million Settlement of State Charges

DirecTV Fined $5 Million for Do-Not-Call Violations...

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Lexus Leads in Customer Loyalty

Lexus leads the industry in retaining the highest percentage of new-vehicle owners

Lexus leads the industry in retaining the highest percentage of new-vehicle owners, according to the J.D. Power and Associates 2005 Customer Retention Stud...

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New Jersey: Good News & Bad

The most densely-populated state in the Union, New Jersey also ranks first in cost of living, price of auto insurance, and property taxes....

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New Law Makes It Tougher To Buy Cold Medicine

It will take a little more effort to purchase Sudafed and similar over-the-counter cold remedies

The new legislation, part of the renewed Patriot Act, require consumers to show an ID and sign a log book when they buy products containing the nasal decon...

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DirecTV Will Reform Ad Practices, Pay Millions in Refunds

DirecTV has agreed to make sweeping reforms in its advertising practices

DirecTV Will Reform Ad Practices, Pay Millions in Refunds...

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Fun facts about Fabulous Phoenix

The advent of air-conditioning and airplanes has turned the Valley of the Sun into one of America's hottest vacation destinations - especially when most of...

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Tyson Foods Wants to Be "Faith-Friendly"

Tyson Foods is betting it can make a buck on a chicken wing and a prayer

Tyson Foods Wants to Be 'Faith-Friendly'...

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Identity Theft Fears: Underreported or Overblown?

A study commissioned by America Online and the NCSA found that 8 of 10 home personal computers lack the basic security protections needed for Web surfing. ...

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Iowa Legislature Urged To Cap Car Title Loans

Loans are so expensive they drive people deeper into debt, advocates say

Iowa Legislature Urged To Cap Car Title Loans: Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller has campaigned against car title loans, only to see consumers continue to f...

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California Spammer Ordered to Pay $3.4 Million

Order against AvTech Direct came as a result of Washington state's first lawsuit under the federal anti-spam act

California Spammer Ordered to Pay $3.4 Million...

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Alcohol Tax Hikes Prove Popular in Poll

Seventy-one percent of Americans support a five cent per drink increase in federal alcohol taxes

Alcohol Tax Hikes Prove Popular in Poll...

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Healing Feet with Retin-A

Retin-A, a skin cream used to treat acne and prevent wrinkles seems to help diabetic foot ulcers heal

Healing, Feet, Retin-A, Dr. Henry Fishman on Health and Medicine...

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Thousands Mistakenly End Up On Terrorist Watch List

Thousands Mistakenly End Up On Terrorist Watch List...

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DSW Settles FTC Charges

Company Failed to Protect Sensitive Customer Data

DSW Inc. has agreed to settle FTC charges that its failure to take reasonable security measures to protect sensitive customer data was an unfair practice t...

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Warning To Fast Food Consumers: Actual Calories May Vary

Warning To Fast Food Consumers: Actual Calories May Vary...

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Maxi-Heat Oil-Filled Radiators

Maxi-Heat Oil-Filled Radiators...

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"Preacher" Bilked Investors Out of Millions

James Upshaw gets 7-year prison sentence

A Chicago-area man who used his religious ties to lure them into a web with promises of big investment returns has pleaded guilty t o numerous felonies....

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Cablevision Backs Unbundling Programming Packages

Facing Telecom Competitiors, Cable Systems Get Religion

Cablevision Backs Unbundling Programming Packages...

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Recalled Sony CDs Still On Sale

Recalled Sony CDs Still On Sale...

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Bakers Beware: Shattering Pyrex Pans

Some cooks using recently purchased glass Pyrex baking dishes have reported nasty surprises

"After taking my Pyrex 13 x 9 casserole dish out of a 350-degree oven it exploded while cooling on my stovetop," Sarah, of Pittsburgh, told ConsumerAffairs...

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New York Joins Sony CD Investigation

New York Joins Sony CD Investigation...

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