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4 years 5 months ago

Feds get picky over what makes oil 'extra virgin'

New federal standards for olive oil definitions are aimed at making it easier for consumers to know exactly what they're buying. Terms such as extra virgin, light, unfiltered, cold-pressed, among others have long left people wondering. The U.S. Department of Agriculture in April adopted scientifically verifiable standards for such...

4 years 10 months ago

Six new credit card booby traps on the way

What Congress giveth, credit card companies are poised to take away. In six weeks, the final major provisions of the Credit Card Accountability, Responsibility and Disclosure (CARD) Act will take effect. The law prohibits many egregious tactics used by card issuers, such as retroactively raising interest rates on consumers'...

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