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Friday, November 22, 2019

Tobacco and Food Industry Document Additions Posted!

Tobacco Industry Documents updates:
  • 22 new depositions and trial transcripts from Dr. Robert Proctor in Engle Progeny Tobacco Cases
  • 5 audio recordings of radio advertisements added to the JUUL Regulatory Documents Collection
  • 4 preserved websites added to the E-cigarette Marketing Web Archives collection, including sites for Measure C, Pax and Own It Voice It, a pro-vaping and tobacco advocacy site funded by Reynolds American, Inc.

Food Industry Documents updates:

We are pleased to announce the addition of the new Fredrick Stare Papers collection to the Food Industry Documents Archive.
Through a partnership with the Center for the History of Medicine in the Francis A. Countway Library at Harvard University, IDL has acquired tens of thousands of documents from the Fredrick J. Stare Papers. Dr. Stare was an American nutritionist regarded as one of the country’s most influential teachers of nutrition. In 1942, Stare founded the Department of Nutrition at the Harvard School of Public Health, now the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. In 1978, Stare co-founded and served as chairman of the Board of Directors for the American Council on Science and Health (ACSH), which he served on until his death in 2002. Within Harvard’s nutrition department, Stare advised on, developed, and participated in public information, public education, and public affairs campaigns to ensure that key opinion leaders, the public, and government agencies accepted the conventional food system. This included campaigning for sugar and sugary breakfast cereals and characterizing the public’s fears about pesticides and inorganic fertilizers as unfounded. He fund-raised heavily throughout his tenure in the department, soliciting donations from many food industry corporations and interest groups.

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

New Tobacco and Food Industry Documents Posted

Tobacco Industry Documents Update

394 New Tobacco Documents added to the Truth Tobacco Industry Documents today -

Food Industry Documents Archive Update

1327 New Food Industry Documents posted including:


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Thursday, October 03, 2019

13,000 New Tobacco and Food Industry Documents Added

Tobacco Industry Documents Additions:
12,093 new tobacco industry documents posted today!
Food Industry Documents Additions:
  • 219 new CSPI documents
  • 1,411 documents in the new Charles Glen King Papers - King was a biochemist and prominent investigator in nutrition, best known for his work with vitamin C and hexuronic acid. He was the Scientific Director of the Nutrition Foundation until 1963.
Friday, September 06, 2019

Over 20K new Tobacco, Chemical and Food Industry Documents Posted

Truth Tobacco Industry Documents:

14,914 new documents including -

Chemical Industry Documents:
103 new Roundup Litigation Documents - includes depositions of editors of Critical Reviews in Toxicology and Food and Chemical Toxicology, journals Monsanto regarded as targets for publication planning, along with attached exhibits showing relationship between journals and Monsanto.

Food Industry Documents:
5595 new documents including -

  • New Collection: BC Sugar Company Records - This collection of selected documents from the British Columbia Sugar Refining Company records includes internal 'Sugar Association' documents regarding US and Canadian sugar company strategies around attitudes toward sugar and resultant policy formulation; annual BC Sugar Company reports; corporate employee communications; BC Sugar publications; meeting minutes; and contracts.
  • 5101 new Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) documents
Thursday, August 08, 2019

Thousands of New Tobacco and Food Industry Documents

1381 new Tobacco Industry Documents posted today:
  5658 new Food Industry Documents:
Thursday, July 11, 2019

Over 9000 Industry Documents Posted Today

9579 new industry documents were added to IDL today!

New Tobacco Industry Documents include:
New Food Industry Documents:
Friday, June 14, 2019

5,600+ New Industry Documents Posted in Tobacco, Food and Drug Archives

Tobacco Industry Documents:
3189 new documents added


Drug Industry Documents:
A new set of documents from Paxil litigation demonstrate the ghostwriting of a medical article for a core journal. Includes communication between Sally Laden of the now-shuttered medical communications company, Scientific Therapeutics Information, Inc, (STI), SmithKline Beecham Pharmaceuticals, and Charles Nemeroff (as well as other academics/physicians) in the course of crafting an article for GSK's study 352 (A Double-Blind Placebo-Controlled Comparison of Imipramine and Paroxetine in the Treatment of Bipolar Depression) earmarked for publication in the American Journal of Psychiatry.


Food Industry Documents:
2634 documents were added to the USRTK Food Industry Collection. This set of documents concern the activities of the International Life Sciences Institute (ILSI), a global organization funded by large multinational food and beverage companies, including Coca-Cola. ILSI was founded in 1978 by Alex Malaspina, a vice president at Coca-Cola. The communications between ILSI and academic researchers at U.S. universities illustrate the network connecting for-profit food and beverage companies with scientific experts who produce research and recommendations affecting government policy and regulation.


New Papers and Publications:
The IDL Bibliography added 5 new papers written using Tobacco and Food Industry Documents.

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