As a staff consisting mostly of retired Girl Scouts, we’re big supporters of their seasonal cookie-slinging sales force every year. Yet the Girl Scout Cookie empire has been expanding, and you can find the most distinctive and famous flavors on the shelves of different sections of your favorite stores, in departments ranging from the ice cream aisle to the toy aisle to the cosmetics aisle. News of granola bars almost deserves a big yawn. [More]
Consumerist reader Brad went shopping for some Quaker Chewy Chocolate Chip granola bars the other day, only to find that the Grocery Shrink Ray had zapped away 20% of the bars but left the price the same. [More]
James’ seven-year-old daughter was happily noshing on her Quaker Natural Granola when she came across this chunk of wood. Quaker was quick to send James a coupon so he could buy more woody granola from Costco, but then offered a refund when reminded that the bulk warehouse doesn’t accept manufacturer’s coupons.
The Quaker Oats company contacted us to ask that we help get the word out that a mailing offering thousands of dollars in exchange for sensitive personal information did not come from their company and is a scam.