Entity: USDA - Food Safety and Inspection Service

FOIA to FDA Seeking Internal Emails of Political Appointees Regarding Covid-19 Treatment

September 9, 2020
FOIA request to the Food and Drug Administration seeking the internal email communications of political appointees Emily Miller, John Wagner, and David Gortler. This request was made in light of questions raised by both the media and members of Congress regarding the potential politicization of the FDA on decisions about the coronavirus treatment.

FOIA to FDA Seeking External Emails from Political Appointees Regarding Covid-19 Treatment

September 9, 2020
FOIA request to the Food and Drug Administration seeking the external email communications (which include key terms) of political appointees Emily Miller, John Wagner, and David Gortler. This request was made in light of questions raised by both the media and members of Congress regarding the potential politicization of the FDA on decisions about the coronavirus treatment.

Investigations Update: Operation Legend, Crossfire Hurricane, and the Rush for a Coronavirus Vaccine

September 1, 2020
See the latest in our investigations into the Trump administration’s politicized Operation Legend, the rush for school reopenings and a Covid-19 vaccine, and partisan FBI responses to congressional requests.

News Roundup: Miracle Drugs and Trump’s Alternate Reality

April 24, 2020
Trump has seemingly failed to learn that no amount of political spin can minimize his administration’s mismanaged pandemic response.

An Update on American Oversight’s Coronavirus Investigation: New Lawsuits and Requests

April 23, 2020
With three lawsuits and more than 400 public records requests filed, American Oversight intends to get to the bottom of what has been happening behind the scenes in the Trump administration’s mismanaged pandemic response.
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Request to USDA for the Agency’s Human Pandemic Operations Plan

April 17, 2020
FOIA request to U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) asking for the agency’s “Human Pandemic Operations Plan.”

FOIA to USDA for Data and Guidance Related to Protein Processing Plants and COVID-19

April 17, 2020
FOIA request to the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) asking for data on processing plant inspector’s protective equipment and wellness and guidance related to protein (meat, egg, dairy) processing plants in response to the outbreak of COVID-19.

News Roundup: Thankful for FOIA

November 27, 2019
Mike Pompeo's phone calls with Rudy Giuliani, William Barr's meeting with Rupert Murdoch, and Sarah Huckabee Sanders's guest spot on Secretary Sonny Perdue's podcast.

FOIA to FSIS Regarding Poultry Line Speed Waivers

November 22, 2019
FOIA to the U.S Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service seeking communications about line speed waivers for poultry plants in Georgia.