Consumer

Beech-Nut has recalled numerous baby food products due to concerns about glass shards. (Credit: Beech-Nut)

Beech-Nut Recalls Baby Food Products Over Glass Shard Concerns

Beech-Nut Nutrition on Wednesday announced a recall of more than 1,900 pounds of baby food products, over concerns that small pieces of glass might have found their way into the jars.

04/15/2015

KIND Fruit + Nut bars on display Fun and Fit as a Family in Miami  (Photo by John Parra/Getty Images For SOBEWFF)

Kind Bars To Adjust Labeling After Complaint By FDA

The makers of Kind bars said Tuesday that they will be adjusting the labeling language with their products, after complaints from the Food and Drug Administration that the bars are mislabeled as being healthy.

04/14/2015

Advocacy groups say crooked employment agencies are bilking immigrants. (Credit: CBS2)

CBS2 Exclusive: Jobseekers Say They’re Being Scammed By Crooked Employment Agencies

Jobseekers who need every penny they have are losing serious cash to crooked employment agencies.

04/09/2015

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Sabra Recalls 30,000 Cases Of Hummus Over Listeria Concerns

About 30,000 cases of Sabra hummus sold nationwide is being recalled due to a possible Listeria contamination.

04/09/2015

Apple Watches are seen on display during an Apple media event at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco, California on March 09, 2015. (credit:  Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images)

Experts Put Apple Watch To The Test As Release Date Nears

More than seven months after debuting the Apple Watch, the time has finally come for its release this month.

04/09/2015

Theodora Blanchfield opens a surprise box with items from Stitch Fix. (Credit: CBS2)

Seen At 11: Companies Offer Monthly Surprise Delivered To Your Doorstep

Customers pay from $10 to hundreds of dollars for subscription boxes each month, signing up for everything from beauty products to clothing and even underwear.

04/08/2015

McDonalds sirloin third pound burgers (McDonald's)

McDonald’s Adding Bigger Burger ‘Sirloin Third Pound’ To Its Menu

McDonald’s says it’s introducing a trio of “Sirloin Third Pound” burgers for a limited time starting later this month, the latest sign the chain is pushing to improve perceptions about the quality of its food.

04/07/2015

Lance Drucker, CEO and president of Drucker Wealth Management (credit: CBS2)

Financial Expert: Make Saving A Priority

April is Financial Literacy Month, and studies are painting a harsh picture about how poorly educated people are when it comes to managing their money.

04/05/2015

Gas Pump (file / credit: clipart.com)

AAA: New Jersey Gas Prices Continue To Fall

Motorists continue to see lower prices at the pumps in New Jersey.

04/04/2015

Some medical experts say the popular drug Cipro could come with unwanted side effects. (Credit: CBS2)

Seen At 11: Is The Antibiotic ‘Cipro’ A Prescription For Danger?

Cipro is a common antibiotic that is prescribed for treating a number of bacterial infections, but some say it may be a prescription for danger.

04/03/2015

Researchers say there may be a link between bleach and illness in children. (Credit: CBS2)

Research Points To Link Between Use Of Bleach, Infections In Children

They found that children living in homes that are cleaned with bleach weekly had a 20 percent higher rate of childhood infections than those who did not.

04/03/2015

Drug makers say Flibanserin can be used to treat low sex drive in women. (Credit: CBS2)

Seen At 11: Could A Little Pink Pill Be The Answer To Low Sex Drive In Women?

The drug maker, Sprout, said 45 percent of women who took the drug experienced increased desire.

03/31/2015

A Wegmans in Hunt Valley, Maryland (file / credit: Wegmans)

Wegmans, Other Companies Recall Spinach Over Listeria Worries

Three organic food companies that use spinach in their food – including one affiliated with a grocery store chain that operates in the Tri-State Area — have recalled hundreds of thousands of items over listeria concerns.

03/24/2015

Sal Mazzaro shows off his utility bill - Lynbrook, NY - Jul 7, 2011 (credit: Sophia Hall / WCBS 880)

Connecticut Could Become First State To Ban Variable-Rate Utility Contracts

Consumers are often tempted to opt for variable rates with electric utility companies, hoping to lower their bills.

03/24/2015

Laptop Computer (credit: clipart.com)

What Are Businesses Doing To Battle Security Breaches by Hackers?

It’s happened again. Another big health insurance provider said someone hacked their customer’s information.

03/22/2015