Entity: Food and Drug Administration

News Roundup: Trump’s Enthusiastic Support for New Drug Raises Questions

September 6, 2019
Investigating the administration's approval of Spravato, Trump's potential campaign-finance violations, and the promotion of Trump properties.
(Photo: Gage Skidmore)

FOIA to FDA Seeking Email Communications Between FDA Officials and Mar-a-Lago Trio

September 4, 2019
FOIA request to the U.S. Food & Drug Administration seeking email communications between FDA officials and the Mar-a-Lago Trio regarding the anti-depressant nasal spray Spravato (esketamine).

FOIA to USDA for Records of Secretary Perdue Meetings

August 28, 2019
FOIA to the U.S. Department of Agriculture for records of certain 2017 meetings attended by Secretary Sonny Perdue.

News Roundup: Mueller Speaks

July 26, 2019
Special Counsel Robert Mueller made his long-awaited and much-anticipated appearance before Congress on Wednesday.

FOIA to HHS Components Seeking Communications Between Ballard Partners and HHS Leadership

July 24, 2019
FOIA to HHS components seeking communications with powerful Trump-era lobbying firm Ballard Partners, which has reported lobbying HHS on various issues.

FOIA to FDA Seeking Communications Between Member of Pain Management Task Force and Drug and Device Manufactures

July 22, 2019
FOIA to Food and Drug Administration seeking email communications between Pain Management Best Practices Inter-Agency Task Force member and drug and device manufacturers.

No Records Response from FDA Regarding Food Inspection Delays During The Government Shutdown

May 21, 2019
The Food and Drug Administration Office of Regulatory affairs stated that it had no records of delays in food inspections during the government shutdown.

FOIA to FDA Seeking Senior Advisor Paul Howard’s Email Communications

May 21, 2019
FOIA to FDA seeking email communications between Senior Advisor to the Commissioner Paul Howard and entities or individuals outside the government

No Records Response from the FDA’s Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition Regarding Shutdown Impact

April 26, 2019
No records response from the Food and Drug Administration's Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition in response to our FOIA seeking documents related to the impact of the partial government shutdown on research programs or cancellations of food inspections.

News Roundup: Turning to the Courts

April 5, 2019
The Trump administration has proved uniquely uncooperative with Congress’ requests. This week, House committees exercised their subpoena power.