Trump taps pesticide company exec to be USDA’s chief scientist

This is no shocker. Dow and Monsanto, they are like crony Harvard and Yale for USAD/FDA executives.

(From The Hill)

Hutchins received a Ph.D. in entomology from Iowa State University in 1987 and has since worked for the Dow Chemical Company in its crop protection division, which includes the production of pesticides. Hutchins previously served as the global director for the company’s crop protection services division…

…Dow Chemical Company, which is headquartered in Midland, Mich., contributed more than $1 million to Trump’s 2016 campaign, according to Mother Jones. The Environmental Protection Agency later reversed a plan passed by the Obama administration to ban a pesticide called chlorpyrifos, which Dow manufactures, Mother Jones reported.

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