The (POGO) Blog
December 15, 2017
By Sean Moulton
Congress gave us a temporary reprieve from a government shutdown, but the possibility it could still happen remains. A federal shutdown would have more impact than you might think.
Topics: Government Accountability
November 22, 2017
As you get ready to feast on turkey this Thanksgiving, one thing you can be thankful for is the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS).
April 3, 2017
President Donald Trump’s nominee to head the Food and Drug Administration has deep roots in the pharmaceutical industry he would oversee.
Topics: Public Health and Science
March 3, 2017
President Donald Trump called the FDA drug approval process slow and burdensome, but the evidence he cited could point to the opposite conclusion. Slashing regulatory restraints as he proposed could pose medical and financial hazards.
August 12, 2016
Alere Inc., maker of faulty INRatio blood testing devices, said it has received a Justice Department subpoena for records related to the devices’ accuracy and “interactions with the FDA.”