Retailers Slash Prices In Desperate Bid For Sales

December 26th, 2008 by ConsumerBob


As stores offered rock-bottom prices and extended return policies, shoppers returned to the malls the day after Christmas. But many were on the hunt for big bargains on specific items or hoping to return unwanted gifts — not looking to splurge. Many retailers opened before 6 a.m., offering deals like 50 percent to 75 percent […]

Munire Recalls "Newport" Cribs and Matching Furniture Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard

December 24th, 2008 by ConsumerBob


The red paint which is underneath the black finish paint on some of the cribs and matching furniture exceeds federal lead limits. If ingested by young children lead can cause adverse health effects.

Munire Recalls "Newport" Cribs and Matching Furniture Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard

December 24th, 2008 by ConsumerBob


The red paint which is underneath the black finish paint on some of the cribs and matching furniture exceeds federal lead limits. If ingested by young children lead can cause adverse health effects.

Cribs Recalled after Child Is Poisoned by Lead Paint

December 24th, 2008 by ConsumerBob


If you haven’t noticed, I’ve taken a hiatus to help cover the economic crisis but will sometimes resurface here when news warrants. What has lured me back today is a recall of 3,000 “Newport” cribs and 6,000 matching furniture pieces made by Munire Furniture of Piscataway, N.J. for having lead paint in excess of federal […]