Photo Credit Thinkstock

City Official: Healthy Food Marketing Effort Has Been A Success In The Bronx

The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene on Wednesday was celebrating the success of the city’s Shop Healthy program, one year after it was expanded to three new South Bronx neighborhoods.


A woman stands in a supermarket aisle June 11, 2009 in New York City. (credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Inspections Find Many New York City Supermarkets Overcharging Customers

Inspectors visited nearly 2,000 stores in all five boroughs and found inaccuracies on price tags, scanners and scales.


(Photo by Stephen Chernin/Getty Images)

Consumer Affairs Going After Cheating NYC Supermarkets

The Department of Consumer Affairs will double supermarket inspections this year in an effort to prevent consumers from being taken advantage of.


Clerk counting money at cash register (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma)

Consumer Report: Shopping & Embedded Solicitation

Embedded giving – when a cashier asks if you’d like to donate to charity – raises millions for non-profits every year, but is it something you want to be asked about every time you shop?


(AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

Inspection Reveals Major Price Violations At NYC Supermakets

The city’s consumer affairs department says hundreds of supermarkets were found to have violated tax and pricing rules following a recent inspection.