Former FDA high-ranking official and expert on food safety and nutrition Richard A. Williams chats with Trey Elling about FIXING FOOD: AN FDA INSIDER UNRAVELS THE MYTHS AND THE SOLUTIONS. Williams provides a comprehensive look at the bureaucracy behind decisions made at the agency responsible for food and drug safety in the US. The rationale and influence behind policies aren’t always pure, which led to Richard arguing from a statistical argument why something did (or didn’t) make sense for the public.