The latest advice and insights from Consumer Reports, an independent, nonprofit member organization that tests products and services, rigorously reports on issues that impact consumers, and shapes policies to keep you safe.
The Consumer Reports Podcast is a series of news and investigative audio programs from the independent, nonprofit member organization Consumer Reports. Each episode will dive deep into important issues facing consumers, who CR works side by side with for truth, transparency, and fairness in the marketplace. Together we are creating a fairer, safer, and healthier world.
A question for the ages.
Don't skip this important step.
Every little bit counts.
This might surprise you.
It’s a win-win.
It's not worth the potential food poisoning.
Prepare for bumpy rides.
Among other things, they're more earth-friendly.
Prices start dropping now.
For that perfect at-home concoction.
We’ve got the cold, hard facts.
Look up the sales tax holiday in your state
Think about what you’ll actually use.
Tips to find the best fit for your home.
Become a fan stan.
An old trick FTW.
These eco-friendly, almost trendy HVAC systems might just solve the heat wave problem.
Set the system up for success.
Hydration is key.
Comparison shopping is your friend.
One person’s trash is another’s treasure.
It might be your best bet as a first line of defense against insect-borne illnesses.
If you're sweating a lot, it might be time to drink something a little stronger than water.
Safety tips for your home and yard.
Perks may be waiting for you.
Do yourself a favor and book an early departure.
Changing what you eat now could have big benefits later.
Hint: Keep them out of the oven.
Give them a safe space.
CR investigates why some front-loaders become a breeding ground for mold and whether the appliance industry can find a solution.
The popularity of CBD, or cannabidiol, has skyrocketed as people hope it'll solve a wide variety of ailments. But whether it actually will remains uncertain. Consumer Reports' Lisa Gill and Elliot Weiler discuss the compound's potential benefits, and potential problems, too.
Squeaks, hums, rattles, beeps, chirps, chimes, whines, thumps, bangs—all sorts of noises come from the devices and machines in our homes, and they are more than merely annoying. Hear how Consumer Reports testers work to find the quietest products for you, and how one engineer works with companies to fine tune product noises.…
The great road trip is a seminal part of American life, whether it's with your family or people you just met. Hear three people tell their stories, along with expert advice from Consumer Reports that'll make your road trip even better.
The CR Podcast “A Hazard In Plain Sight” looks at the devastating issue of unstable furniture and its life-threatening danger to small children. CR releases its latest test results proving safer dressers are possible now. But is the furniture industry willing to adapt?Von Consumer Reports
Consumer Reports investigates the issue of “Exploding Sunroofs” in which sunroofs on cars of all makes and models explode with little or no warning, putting the driver at great risk. In this narrative audio documentary, a first from CR, hear from drivers whose sunroofs exploded as they drove along familiar roads in pristine conditions. Learn how th…