Former FDA Chief Faces Snack Food Scandal Charges

by Sabrina I. Pacifici on October 16, 2006

U.S. v. Lester Crawford, October 16, 2006: “Former FDA Chief Lester Crawford is charged with lying about, and failing to disclose, his ownership of Pepsico and Sysco stock, and stock options in Embrex Inc. while working at the federal agency, and with a conflict of interest for holding the stocks while being involved with a study and recommendations to combat obesity.” [FindLaw]

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