Washington Examiner: House GOP demands data on funding for Italian cancer research agency

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by Todd Shepherd
Washington Examiner

The House Science, Space, and Technology Committee is demanding copies of contracts and grants between the Department of Health and Human Services and a cancer research institute in Italy that Republicans say provided controversial and biased research that has led to incorrect decisions about the safety of some products.

The federal government has provided about $92 million in grants to an Italian researcher, the Ramazzini Institute, since 2009, and about $2 million in other contracts, according to the committee’s letter to HHS, which cited media reports….

The free-market think tank E&E Legal currently has a FOIA lawsuit against NIEHS to obtain contracts with Ramazzini.

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2017-10-03T09:59:40+00:00 September 27th, 2017|Conflict of Interest, Glyphosate, Media Coverage, NIEHS, Transparency|