CR Digital Archive

September 2020

Cover Story

The FDA's Tattered Safety Net for Dietary Supplements
The agency's key tool for policing the $46 billion industry leaves consumers exposed to potentially unsafe products

Cars

Screen Stars: Which Infotainment System Deserves a Leading Role in Your Next Car?
We reveal which systems CR members love and hate. And if yours isn't as good, we can steer you in a better direction.

How to Fix Common Infotainment System Problems
Tips to get Android Auto and Apple CarPlay working, voice recognition listening, and more
How Do In-Car Infotainment Systems Compare to Apple CarPlay and Android Auto?
CR's survey covers making calls, giving directions, reading and composing text messages by voice, and playing audio

Insights

Decoding Iced Tea Labels
Understanding what common terms mean—and don't—can help you pick the healthiest sip
How to Save on Your Monthly Cell Phone Bill Without Switching Providers
4 simple ways to lower your payment without changing your service

Road Report

How to Clean Your Car's Interior
Expert tips to freshen the cabin

Departments

Selling It
Goofs, glitches, and gotchas spotted by our readers
Building a Better World, Together
Join with us to make a safer, fairer, healthier marketplace
From Our President: Burdens of Proof
Consumer Reports explores the popular, but insufficiently regulated, world of dietary supplements

The September 2020 issue of Consumer Reports provides the latest ratings and reviews plus rigorous reporting on issues that impact consumers. Consumer Reports is one of the most trusted sources for information and advice on consumer products and services, with more than 7 million paying members.
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