FDA Ordered To Turn Over Docs In Truvada FOIA Suit

Law360, New York (August 7, 2013, 5:44 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge on Tuesday ordered the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to cough up documents related to the supplemental approval of Gilead Sciences Inc.'s drug Truvada as a HIV preventative treatment, ruling the agency had not justified its refusal to release the information.

According to U.S. District Judge Margaret M. Morrow, the FDA had failed to support its claims that certain documents requested by plaintiff AIDS Healthcare Foundation — a nonprofit which provides medical care to HIV and AIDS sufferers — related to the...
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