FDA Agrees To Give BPA Info To Enviros

Law360, Washington (February 22, 2012, 4:32 PM ET) -- An environmental group trying to ban bisphenol A from food packaging reached an agreement Friday with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to obtain documents that could shed light on the chemical's health effects.

A New York federal judge approved the agreement between the Natural Resources Defense Council Inc. and the FDA that set deadlines for the release of FDA documents that the organization requested in October under the Freedom of Information Act. The deadlines for various types of documents are set based on the consultation...
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Case Information

Case Title

Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. v. United States Food and Drug Administration

Case Number



New York Southern

Nature of Suit

Freedom of Information Act


Alvin K. Hellerstein

Date Filed

November 28, 2011


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