Entity: HHS - Food and Drug Administration

FOIA to FDA Seeking Senior Officials’ Calendars

July 27, 2020
FOIA to the Food and Drug Administration seeking senior officials' calendars.

Investigations Update: Trump Administration’s Occupation of Portland, CDC Hospital Data, and the Republican Convention

July 21, 2020
Our latest investigations into allegations of misconduct at the State Department, the federal occupation of U.S. cities, and the ongoing response to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Acting Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf gives an interview on July 16 in Las Vegas

Records Request to FDA Seeking Emails with Surveillance Companies Regarding Covid-19

July 17, 2020
FOIA request to the Food and Drug Administration asking for communications and guidance documents concerning surveillance companies and Covid-19.

No Records Response from FDA for Communications Between Judith McMeekin, Associate Commissioner for Regulatory Affairs, and Private Labs

July 6, 2020
The Food and Drug Administration stated it had no records of communications between Judith McMeekin, associate commissioner for regulatory affairs, and private labs.

The Federal Government’s Latest Attempt to Delay the Release of Coronavirus Documents

June 23, 2020
Federal agencies have indicated they are attempting to delay the release of records related to White House efforts to control information — for up to two years.

Joint Status Report: American Oversight v. HHS, FDA, NIAID, CMS – Coronavirus Communications Directives

June 22, 2020
Joint Status Report filed by American Oversight and the Department of Health and Human Services, the Food and Drug Administration, the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services in American Oversight’s lawsuit seeking email communications between agency and White House officials involved in the federal government’s coronavirus response, and any directives, orders, or guidance from HHS or the White House regarding public communications or press strategy.

FOIA to FDA Seeking Recent Communications Regarding Companies Developing Vaccines for Covid-19

June 12, 2020
FOIA to the Food and Drug Administration seeking recent communications regarding companies developing vaccines or treatments for coronavirus.

News Roundup: Trump and Barr Unleash Attack on Protesters — and the Constitution

June 5, 2020
The irony of protests against police brutality being met with violent escalation by law enforcement is perhaps matched only by the authoritarianism of the president and attorney general. 
(Photo: Ted Eytan)

FOIA to FDA Seeking Emails from White House “Covid Mail” System

June 1, 2020
FOIA to Food and Drug Administration seeking emails from the White House “Covid Mail” internal email system, which reportedly is used to forward requests from “friends and family” of the White House to agency officials.

News Roundup: A Somber Week After Memorial Day

May 29, 2020
As states across the country enter various phases of “reopening,” sobering news about the federal government’s response to the coronavirus pandemic continues to emerge.