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FDA Retention Bonuses
2 August 2007, 4:56 pm
Filed under: FDA, food politics, Food Safety

According to the Washington Post, FDA officials received $13.6 in “retention bonuses” from public funds. Associate Commissioner Glavin, she of the alleged congressional witness intimidation, has personally received over $170,000 in the past 4.5 years on top of her yearly $159,840 salary. The total amount of bonus disbursements has risen from $7.2 million in 2004. Over this same period, I think it bears repeating, incidence of food-borne illnesses rose to the same levels they had been in 2000.

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