Case Number: 19-652

News Roundup: The Evidence Continues to Mount

January 17, 2020
No matter how much the administration stonewalls, new evidence in the Ukraine investigation continues to emerge. 

USDA Records Regarding a Rule on Child Nutrition Program Flexibilities for Milk, Whole Grains, and Sodium Requirements

August 30, 2019
United States Department of Agriculture 2017 communications and calendars pertaining to discussions with outside groups regarding a rule on Child Nutrition Program flexibilities for milk, whole grains, and sodium requirements.

USDA Records of Communications Between Rebeckah Adcock and CropLife America

June 28, 2019
U.S. Department of Agriculture records of communications between Rebeckah Adcock and her former employer CropLife America.

USDA Emails from Senior Advisor Rebeckah Adcock from April to November 2017


April 19, 2019
U.S. Department of Agriculture emails from Senior Adviser Rebeckah Adcock. These emails include communications with lobbyists CropLife America partner organizations including Dow, Dupont, Bayer, Syngenta, FMC, John Deere, and Monsanto. Emails range from April 1 to Nov. 15, 2017.

New Lawsuit Seeks Records of Agribusiness Influence on USDA School Nutrition Standards

March 7, 2019
American Oversight is suing the Department of Agriculture to force the release of documents that might reveal industry influence over the decision to weaken nutritional standards for school lunches.

Complaint: American Oversight v. USDA – Agribusiness Influence on School Lunches

March 7, 2019
American Oversight's lawsuit against the Department of Agriculture to force the release of documents that might reveal industry influence over the decision to weaken nutritional standards for school lunches.

FOIA to USDA Regarding Changes to School Lunches

November 27, 2018
FOIA to USDA seeking calendar entries and communications related to policy changes regarding school lunch requirements.

FOIA to USDA Seeking Rebeckah Adcock’s Communications with Her Former Employer

August 24, 2018
FOIA to USDA seeking communications with CropLife America, USDA Senior Advisor Rebeckah Adcock's former employer to determine if she has been influenced by industry interests. This FOIA was submitted as part of our Parallel Investigations Initiative.

FOIA to USDA Seeking Rebeckah Adcock’s Communications to External Entities

August 24, 2018
FOIA to USDA seeking all email communications sent by Rebeckah Adcock to external entities or individuals with email addresses ending in .org, .com or .net. This FOIA was submitted as part of our Parallel Investigations Initiative.