Company Behind “As Seen On TV” Products Accused Of Forcing Customers To Buy Stuff They Don’t Want

Company Behind “As Seen On TV” Products Accused Of Forcing Customers To Buy Stuff They Don’t Want

Perhaps you’ve had that feeling after a late-night informercial-fueled shopping spree, that, “Why did I buy four mini desk fans in various colors?” buyer’s remorse. While it’s one thing to do that to yourself, officials in New Jersey are accusing the company behind “As Seen On TV” gadgets and gizmo of forcing customers into a buying trap, with no way out other than buying more stuff. [More]

Scarves With Microwaveable Heat Packs Recalled Due To Fire
And Burn Hazard

Scarves With Microwaveable Heat Packs Recalled Due To Fire And Burn Hazard

The Therma Scarf, a polyester/cotton blend scarf with pockets and microwaveable heat packs marketed by infomercial powerhouse Telebrands, has been recalled. The scarf’s heat packs, made of flaxseeds, pose a fire and burn hazard to wearers. In a related story, someone actually thought it would be a good idea to make a microwaveable scarf with pockets. [More]