The Consumerist Quiz: Can You Match Popular Food Brands With Their Corporate Parents?

The Consumerist Quiz: Can You Match Popular Food Brands With Their Corporate Parents?

How closely do you pay attention to the companies that make the products you and your family eat every day? Many of the most popular brands of packaged food and beverage items in the U.S. are owned by the same few dozen multinational companies, some of whom own several competing brands. It’s time to test your knowledge of which big companies are filling your pantry. [More]

Is This Target Add-On Item 50% Off Or Free? Neither

Is This Target Add-On Item 50% Off Or Free? Neither

Do you remember this shelf tag at Target? It showed us that even the most mundane cleaning-product sale can trigger an existential crisis. The sign promises a free cleaning product if you buy a broom, and also 50% off that same cleaning product. Is the Clorox product 50% off? Is it free? Where am I? Is this real life? [More]

At This Target, 50% Off And Free Are Pretty Much The Same Thing

At This Target, 50% Off And Free Are Pretty Much The Same Thing

Getting a cleaning product for free when you buy a broom or mop is a pretty good deal, and so is getting one for half off. The problem at this Target is that they can’t decide what deal they want to give you. [More]

Arm & Hammer Sues Fresh Step Because "Cats Don't Talk"

Arm & Hammer Sues Fresh Step Because "Cats Don't Talk"

Seen those commercials of cats preferring Fresh Step to Arm & Hammer’s “Super Scoop?” Well, so has Arm & Hammer and they are very annoyed. [More]

Get Up To $175 In The Clorox Bowl Cleaner Class Action

Get Up To $175 In The Clorox Bowl Cleaner Class Action

You can get up to $175 if you bought, used, or suffered property damage from using Clorox Automatic Toilet Bowl cleaners, thanks to a class action settlement. [More]

Inoculate Kids Against Advertising

Lisa made her kids impervious to advertising by asking pointed questions that forced them to think about the source and truthfulness of ads. She knew action was needed when when her kids, who weren’t old enough to read, stopped in front of the bleach while shopping to ask the advertiser’s dream question: “Mom, aren’t we going to buy some Clorox?” Hit the jump to see how she responded.

Clorox Buys Burt's Bees

Clorox Buys Burt's Bees

Clorox is sick of being unnatural so it’s going to pay $925 million in cash for natural skin care products manufacturer Burt’s Bees.

Scented Clorox 54% Weaker Than Regular Clorox

Scented Clorox 54% Weaker Than Regular Clorox

Scented Clorox contains less than half the bleach of regular Clorox, reports Mouseprint.