The Federal Trade Commission staff is launching an inquiry into the shortage for infant formula that is caused hardship for American families. The inquiry is looking for information about any deceptive, fraudulent, or other business practices that are taking advantage of families during the shortage.
A predatory debt collection operation is being shut down for harassing consumers. The operation was made up of several companies, including JPL Recovery Solutions, which used misleading and abusive tactics to collect millions of dollars from hundreds of thousands of customers.
Strawberries, spinach, and leafy greens are again the top offenders on the Dirty Dozen list developed by the Environmental Working Group or EWG. The EWG analyzes data on pesticide-contaminated fresh fruits and vegetables, based on the latest tests by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and Food and Drug Administration. Pesticide...
For many years, when I lived in Alaska and Washington state, I participated in the state contests of the National Federation of Press Women or NFPW. However, when the Washington chapter of the organization faded away in 2015, I missed participating in the organization and its annual contests.
Amazon is recalling about 22,400 AmazonBasics classroom chairs that stack. The weld on the chair’s frame can fail, posing a fall risk. The firm received 55 consumer reports of the chairs breaking. No injuries have been reported.