What do the Academy’s internal documents reveal?
Public health researchers and U.S. Right to Know assessed the Academy’s dealings with food, pharmaceutical and agribusiness corporations, and reported these findings:
- The Academy accepted millions of dollars from food, pharmaceutical and agribusiness companies, and had policies to provide favors and benefits in return.
- The Academy and its foundation have invested in ultra-processed food and pharmaceutical companies.
- Academy leaders have been employed by or consulted for multinational food, pharmaceutical and agribusiness corporations.
- The Academy has discussed policies to fit the needs of its food, agribusiness and pharmaceutical industry sponsors.