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Mouse Print* -- Haagen-Dazs Allegedly Cuts Corners With Milk Chocolate
Haagen-Dazs is certainly thought of as a super premium ice cream. It is rich and dense, and made with the finest ingredients. That is until a smart consumer (or lawyer) contended that the milk chocolate was mixed with coconut oil, and therefore was no longer real chocolate under federal law.
That is our Mouse Print* story this week.
They Tested 13 Veggie Burgers
Plant-based foods are the big rage now, and burgers without beef are no exception. But how do they really taste? Not so great... except for one. The video and transcript of the veggie burger test is here.
2020 Store Closings Recap
The past couple of years have not been great for retailers, but the pandemic has made things worse for many chains. Here is a list of the stores closed in 2020 or expected to close in the next few months.
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Free Panera Coffee Daily Until September
Panera has this crazy promotion of free coffee (hot or iced, any size/flavor) or hot tea (not ice tea) from now until September 7 if you sign up for a MyPanera+ Coffee Subscription (usually $8.99 a month). You can refill the cup while you're there or come back later in the day for more (as long as two hours have elapsed). You membership will self-renew so be sure to cancel if you don't want to continue after Labor Day. You must sign up by July 4th and be (or become) a MyPanera member (that's free), .
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Best Fourth of July Sales on Top-Rated Major Appliances
If you need a major appliance, buying one during the various Fourth of July sales is a good time to do it. Consumer Reports finds some deals on their better-rated dishwashers, stoves, refrigerators and more.
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