FDA warns of fake warning letters sent to consumers
U.S. health authorities are alerting consumers to a new scam involving fake government warning letters sent to people who tried to buy medicines online or over the phone. The Food and Drug Administration said Friday that the fake letters may be part of an extortion scam. The forged letters claim to be from the FDA or the Federal Trade Commission, but those agencies almost never issue such warnings to private individuals, but rather to companies, professionals or industry officials. The letters falsely claim that the government is investigating the drugs the consumers attempted to purchase.
AG’s office opens probe into Temple school scandal WeWork tells employees meat is permanently off menu
they will no longer be able to expense meals including meat, and that it won’t pay for any red meat, poultry or pork at WeWork events. In an email to employees this week outlining the new policy, cofounder Miguel McKelvey said the New York firm’s upcoming internal “Summer Camp” retreat would offer no meat options for attendees. “New research indicates that avoiding meat is one of the biggest things an individual can do to reduce their personal environmental impact,” said Mr. McKelvey in the memo, “even more than switching to a hybrid car.”