CR Digital Archive

October 2020

Cover Story

How Much Does Organic Produce Really Cost?
In some cases, not as much as you might think. And there are ways to save.
The Six Most Concerning Pesticides on Produce
These chemicals are the ones CR's experts say contribute most to the risk from certain fruits and vegetables
Stop Eating Pesticides
Use CR’s exclusive ratings to get the health benefits from fruits and vegetables while minimizing your risk from toxic chemicals

The Right Way to Wash Produce

Special Report

Making Back Seats Safer
When it comes to safety advances, the back seat hasn’t kept pace with the front—but that could be about to change

Rear-Seat Safety for All Ages
How young and old alike can reduce their risk of injury


Beware Dietary Supplements Marketed Online
Overwhelmed regulators can't stop all schemers selling fake COVID-19 cures and other questionable products


Best Blood Pressure Monitors for $50 or Less
These budget-friendly devices can help you control your hypertension


Building a Better World, Together
Join with us to make a safer, fairer, healthier marketplace
From Our President: Safety Is Priority No. 1
Consumer Reports remains committed to evaluating product safety and advocating for a safer consumer marketplace
Selling It
Goofs, glitches, and gotchas spotted by our readers

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