FOIA Number: USDA-21-0256

Investigations Update: Texas Energy Crisis, Covid-19 in Poultry Plants, and New Legislation in Missouri

February 23, 2021
See the latest in our investigations into the recent power outage in Texas, industry influence over the Trump administration’s coronavirus response, and Missouri legislation that protects drivers who hit protesters with their cars.

FOIA Request to USDA Seeking Assessments Regarding New Poultry Inspection System

February 17, 2021
FOIA records request to the U.S. Department of Agriculture seeking communications sent by former top agency officials containing key terms regarding a new poultry inspection system, including a proposed rules change allowing an increase in eviscerator line speeds at poultry processing plants.