News tagged with consumer products

Consumers underpredict their ability to learn new products

(PhysOrg.com) -- After trying a new skill-based product, people think it will take them longer to learn how to use it than it actually will.This leads to them prematurely abandoning products that could be beneficial for them.The ...

dateJul 14, 2010 in Other
shares0 comments 0

McDonald's pulls cadmium-tainted 'Shrek' glasses

(AP) -- Cadmium has been discovered in the painted design on "Shrek"-themed drinking glasses being sold nationwide at McDonald's, forcing the burger giant to recall 12 million of the cheap U.S.-made collectibles ...

dateJun 04, 2010 in Health
shares0 comments 3

Lawmakers look to ban drop-side cribs

(AP) -- Cribs with a side rail that moves up and down so parents can lift children from them more easily would be banned under legislation aimed at reducing infant deaths.

dateMay 25, 2010 in Health
shares0 comments 0

Move afoot in Congress to ban drop-side cribs

(AP) -- The baby crib, usually a safe haven for little ones, became a death trap for 6-month-old Bobby Cirigliano. The side rail on his drop-side crib slid off the tracks and trapped his head and neck between ...

dateMay 23, 2010 in Health
shares0 comments 0