Smaller Products, Rising Prices: Shrinkflation Hitting Grocery Store ShelvesProducts like oatmeal packets went from 10 to eight for some varieties, tuna cans from seven to five ounces, and some family size cereals slimming down from 19.3 ounces to 18.8 ounces, all evidence of what's known as shrinkflation.
Coppertone Recalls 5 Spray Sunscreens Detected To Contain BenzeneThe recall applies to five of Coppertone’s aerosol spray sunscreens, including Pure & Simple SPF 50, Pure & Simple Kids SPF 50, Pure & Simple Baby SPF 50, Sport Mineral SPF 50, and a travel size Sport Spray SPF 50. The sunscreens were sold across the U.S. at various retailers.
Los Angeles County Gas Prices Hit New 2021 HighThe average price of a gallon of regular, self-serve gasoline is now $4.41, the highest its hit this year. Gas prices in Los Angeles County have gone up more than a dollar since January, and have risen 1.3 cents in just the past five days.
3.3 Million Boppy Newborn Loungers Recalled After 8 Infant Deaths From SuffocationAccording to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, the pillows are known as the Boppy Original Newborn Lounger, the Boppy Preferred Newborn Lounger, and the Pottery Barn Kids Boppy Newborn Lounger.
Neutrogena, Aveeno Spray Sunscreens Recalled After Testing Positive For Potentially Cancer-Causing BenzeneSamples of four Neutrogena and one Aveeno spray sunscreen products tested positive for benzene, which is not an ingredient in sunscreen. Johnson & Johnson says they are looking into how the substance got into the products.
Tyson Foods Recalls Ready-To-Eat Frozen Chicken Products Possibly Contaminated With ListeriaThe recall was issued after people in two states became sick last month. At least one person has died, according to authorities from the Centers For Disease Control and Food Safety and Inspection Service.
El Pollo Loco To Test Drone Delivery Service In CoronaEl Pollo Loco has partnered with drone operator Flytrex to test its drone delivery service next Friday at one of its restaurants in Corona. The first-of-its-kind service is being prepped to expand to at least 10 more Southern California locations this summer.
Regal Cinemas To Reopen In April With Showings Of 'Godzilla Vs. Kong,' 'Mortal Kombat'Cineworld Group says select Regal theaters will reopen on April 2 with “Godzilla vs. Kong,” and more will reopen in time for the release of “Mortal Kombat” on April 16. The company also announced plans to reopen its UK theaters in May.
Pet Food Recall Expands; 70 Dogs Have Died, 80 More Sickened By Toxin Caused By Corn MoldThe recall includes all dog and cat pet food products made with corn products because they might contain elevated levels of aflatoxin, which is produce from a mold that can grow on corn and other ingredients used in pet food.
La Crescenta-Montrose, La Habra Heights Among LA Cities To Join 'Million-Dollar Club' Thanks To Skyrocketing Home Real Estate ValuesThe total of million-dollar cities is now at 312, up from 104 from five years ago, according to online real estate firm Zillow. These are cities in which the average home value is $1 million or more.
Online Puppy Scams Skyrocket As Pandemic-Isolated People Search For Pets To AdoptWith so many people and families unable to gather with loved ones, there’s been a huge increase in pet adoptions. And scammers are having a field day preying on people searching for a pet to add to their families as the pandemic drags on.