Kellogg's Swine Flu SillinessNEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Who needs a swine flu shot when you can have a bowl of Cocoa Krispies instead? Cereal maker Kellogg ( K) is being needled by critics for claiming that its Cocoa Krispies brand, among its other cereals, helps fight the flu by boosting "your child's immunity." Kellogg's flu-fighting assertions arrive at a touchy time for parents already anxious about their children's exposure to the H1N1 virus, otherwise known as swine flu.
La-Z-Boy Crashes AuctionIn the end, the motorized chair which was involved in a DUI accident with a real automobile and is now up for auction on eBay ( EBAY) wasn't even a La-Z-Boy ( LZB) anyway. Yeah, we better explain that one.
So Long, CITMove over Lehman Brothers, WorldCom, Washington Mutual and General Motors. You've got company. And U.S. taxpayers are picking up the tab.
Macy's Phillies Faux PasThe morning after the Yankees took a commanding 3-1 lead in the World Series on their way to winning the title, The Philadelphia Inquirer ran an advertisement from Macy's ( M) congratulating the Phillies on repeating as world champions. Well, it's not exactly "Dewey Defeats Truman," but it certainly is dumb enough to make our list.