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5 Things I Learned From Reading the May 2012 Consumer Reports(CR)

This months CR was all about saving money at the grocery store. 

1.  The only company that makes a BPA-Free water carafe is the ZeroWater company.  The ZeroWater 10-Cup Pitcher is free of bisphenol A according to their website. 

2.  Dunkin' Donuts has the best bagels according to CR Ratings(Tested plain bagels).  The top 3 are Dunkin' Donuts, Lender's Original, and Kirckland Signature(Costo). 

3.  You can now buy devices to keep track of your pet using GPS.  They cost about $200.  They even have an upgrade for keeping track of kids. 

4.  Wegmans received the #1 rating out of 52 stores that CR took surveys on.  Trader Joe's was number 2.  Harris Teeter was in the top 10.  Giant was in the middle of the pack.  Safeway was in the bottom third. 

5.  Just because a food item is on the end of an isle doesn't  mean its actually a deal. 

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