Consumer

Consumer IKEA recalls 2.6 million children's bed canopies IKEA recalls 2.6 million children's bed canopies(Photo Gallery)
The Consumer Product Safety Commission reports IKEA is voluntarily recalling 2.6 million children's bed canopies because of a strangulation hazard. The canopies have been sold worldwide, exclusively at IKEA stores, since August 1996.
Consumer Tax ID theft: What to do Tax ID theft: What to do(Video)
We're hearing from more local families whose social security information was stolen from the data base at the Archdiocese of Seattle. New victims appear to be discovering the fraud daily. Many are not sure what to do, or what to expect- now that thieves have filed taxes in their name.
Consumer Locksmith alert! Beware low quote scheme Locksmith alert! Beware low quote scheme(Video)
When a local man got locked out of his house over the weekend, he did what many of us would do. He pulled out his smart phone, did a quick internet search, and called a locksmith. But that turned out to be a mistake.
Consumer Company recalls dried fruit Company recalls dried fruit
Oregon Freeze Dry Inc. has voluntarily recalled 59,780 cases of Kirkland Signature Real Sliced Fruit produced for Costco Wholesale Stores and distributed to 36 states and one territory.
Consumer Fraud Watch Network: New tool helps head off scammers Fraud Watch Network: New tool helps head off scammers(Video)
Jackie Swett never dreamed she'd spend a rainy day in March walking through the Museum of Flight, but she didn't go for the vintage airplanes. Swett got up early to attend a special anti- fraud presentation called Scam Jam- about scams, fraud and how to avoid being a victim. She had a special reason for attending, because the 50 year old computer newbie learned she fits the unique profile of a likely victim of online fraud.
Consumer No consensus on notifying victims of data breaches No consensus on notifying victims of data breaches
The data breach at Target Corp. that exposed millions of credit card numbers has focused attention on the patchwork of state consumer notification laws and renewed a push for a single national standard.
Consumer Spirooli: Does it work? Spirooli: Does it work?(Video)
The Spirooli is promoted as being the "quickest and easiest way there is to cut just about any vegetable". It has 4 suction legs, measures about 12 by 6 inches, and stands nearly 9 inches tall. So consider storage before you get too mesmerized by the slicing possibilities.
Consumer Food labels can be tricky to understand Food labels can be tricky to understand
One of the most confusing things about the current label is the way calories, sugar, fat, sodium and other important information is displayed -- by serving size.
Consumer Don't fall for tech support scams Don't fall for tech support scams
I got a call the other day from a guy who claimed to be with "Microsoft Windows Support." He said they had noticed problems with my computer and wanted to help me improve the performance.

I know a lot of you have been getting the same sort of call.
Consumer Pumice fuzz and pill removers: Do they work? Pumice fuzz and pill removers: Do they work?(Video)
From brushes and combs, to razors and masking tape- we try all sorts of products to remove the little fuzz balls that form on our sweaters and other clothing. Now, there appears to be a resurgence of an old pilling remedy that's essentially a form of pumice. It's not the compact type of pumice you use to remove calluses on your feet, but rather, a lighter, more loosely structured pumice material.
Consumer Yes, there is a good fat! Yes, there is a good fat!
When it comes to nutrition, fat is public enemy number one. But there are different kinds of fat - and they're not all bad. In fact, we need a little fat in our diet.