Make Our Food Safe
09/14/2010

"Government food safety scientists report political, corporate interference"

The Los Angeles Times | Kim Geiger

"Scientists and inspectors at the federal agencies responsible for food safety say they face political and corporate interference with their work, according to a survey released Monday by the Union of Concerned Scientists, a nonpartisan advocate for unbiased science in government.

The survey suggests a continuation of problems that government scientists had complained about during theGeorge W. Bush administration, despite Obamaadministration pledges not to let politics intrude on scientific conclusions. And it comes more than a year after the administration promised to issue new rules to protect scientific integrity ... "

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