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Thursday, April 26, 2018
Martha Rosenberg

The Atrocious Big Pharma Record Of The New HHS Nominee

It should come as no shock that Trump has nominated Alex Michael Azar II, a former Pharma executive and lobbyist, to head the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). After all, Trump named Scott Gottlieb, a Pharma consultant and stock speculator FDA Commissioner and EPA opponent Scott Pruitt to be head of the EPA.

December 4, 2017

Egg Company Execs Jailed Over Salmonella Outbreak

The pair previously had been sentenced to three months each in jail for their role in a salmonella poisoning outbreak in 2010. The culprits admitted to knowingly shipping eggs with false processing and expiration dates to fool state regulators and retail customers about their age, and to bribing a U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) inspector at least twice to approve sales of poor-quality eggs.

July 8, 2017