What are your plans for Labor Day this year? Americans are more confident about celebrating Labor Day in 2021, with 48 percent more people planning to travel and 24 percent more planning to go shopping, according to a survey conducted for WalletHub, a personal finance website.
As the result of an Environmental Protection Agency ban on chlorpyrifos on food, it will be illegal for any traces of it to be present on produce or food. Even in small amounts, exposure to chlorpyrifos during pregnancy and early life harms the developing brain.
As covid-19 restrictions were lifted and the economy continued to reopen over the past three months, most Americans say they’ve been impacted in the marketplace, according to survey for Consumer Reports, a consumer testing and advocacy organization.
Although many kids will be back in school by Labor Day, the holiday signals the end of summer for many. As a result, Labor Day can be a great time to shop for bargains for summer items. Labor Day sales are already underway. DealNews.com suggests you look for the following deals:
For most of my life, I’ve liked cooking a lot. However, during the pandemic, it seems like I’m spending hours and hours in the kitchen. It’s getting tedious. Fortunately, I’m able to order the organic food that I like from the co-op for pickup. I can also get food for pickup from Safeway.
In the early days of the pandemic, I washed my fruits and vegetables with soap and water when I was wiping down other groceries with it. However, I could taste the soap when I cooked the vegetables. So, I only washed the ones with skins I wouldn’t be eating such as bananas.
Prices are going up, and although the chair of the Federal Reserve, Jerome Powell, says it’s temporary, he also says it’s transitory. That means the increased prices aren’t going to go back down right away, they’ll linger. To help you keep your spending even, here are some tips for cutting costs:
What can we as consumers do about the future of food and agriculture systems? There’s no one answer, no one starting point, and certainly no one silver-bullet solution, said Danielle Nierenberg, president of Food Tank, a think tank on food.
My garden is in near full production. This year is a good year for zucchini. In fact, I’ll need help in a few days getting them eaten. It’s exciting. Some years, the zucchinis don’t produce. There’s Swiss chard, kale, and collards.
Gramr is recalling about 92,135 brushed gold tea kettles in the U.S. and about 12,865 in Canada. The kettles can expel hot water and/or excessive steam, posing a burn hazard. Gramr has received 122 reports of the kettles expelling hot water and/or steam, including 18 reports of minor burn injuries.