Consumers Union of U.S. Inc.

  • News

    May 1, 2014

    Women vs. Big Pharma in the Battle Over Trans-vaginal Mesh

    A simple procedure was supposed to help fix an embarrassing women's health problem. Instead it left women in pain -- and in a fight for their dignity.

  • Blogs

    October 10, 2013

    How the Government Shutdown Is Messing Up Texas

    To the political novice, a federal government shutdown sounds like an excuse to get crazy. Anarchy in the streets! Do more than the usual drugs in Deep Ellum! Operate a bandit taxi service from the same 1993 minivan you use to transport DISD students to school! But that's not how it really works. In ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 22, 2013

    Which Organic-Seeming Chain Grocery Store in Dallas is the Most Organic?

    Now that Dallas finally has a Trader Joe's, we can more easily eat all-natural, non-GMO, pesticide-free veggies and meat that roamed freely across organic pastures before it was gently killed, right? Actually, no. Trader Joe's is one of those grocery stores that seems all organic-y, because it has t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 14, 2009

    Chewing the Fat: CDC Says Shake the Salt

    Those fun-loving sorts over at the CDC have one more thing you need to stop eating. A report released last month advises Americans to--surprise!--consume less salt. Americans eat 3,436mg of salt daily, compared to the CDC's recommendation of 2300mg. In response, Divine Caroline brings some timely ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 26, 2007

    Which is the Best Cell Phone Service in the DFW? What? Can't Hear You.

    In the latest issue of Consumer Reports, exactly 47,629 cell-phone users from around the country responded to a survey ranking their satisfaction with the country's major service providers. Turns out, about half of those polled think their service sucks -- which sounds charitable, y'ask me. Online ... More >>

  • News

    October 26, 2006


    Dallas Is Banking On Ethanol, But Is It The Fuel Of The Future Or A Barrel Of Pork?

  • Best of Dallas

    October 14, 2004
  • News

    April 15, 2004

    How Now Mad Cow?

    For Texas cattle ranchers, "What's for dinner?" is a touchy question

  • News

    July 20, 2000

    He's baaaack

    Marty Griffin, onetime media pariah, readies for his return--this time, on radio

  • News

    May 18, 2000

    Bill soon due

    Dallas beat the telecoms, but guess who pays the price?

  • News

    April 13, 2000


    Silence is not golden; Feed the sharks

  • News

    May 20, 1999

    Ring Ma Bell

    When heavyweight Southwestern Bell gets into a brawl with AT&T at the Legislature, consumers--that's you--are the ones who get beat up

  • Dining

    February 18, 1999

    Spin control

    Rodizio Grill needs to tighten its twirl