Tag: Consumer affairs

US consumer watchdog eyes rules to prevent foreclosures

LOS ANGELES — The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau said Monday it is considering new rules aimed at averting a wave of foreclosures later this...

Founders of California fecal matter-testing company indicted

SAN FRANCISCO — Two Silicon Valley entrepreneurs who founded a biotech company that tested fecal matter are accused of bilking their investors and health...

German court: Amazon must divulge origin of fruit, produce

BERLIN — A German court ruled Thursday that online retail giant Amazon has to tell consumers the specific country of origin of fresh fruit...