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Animal Legal Def. Fund v. FDA, 13-17131

In a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) case, challenging the FDA's decision to redact certain commercially-sensitive information concerning egg-production farms in Texas, the district court's grant of summary judgment to defendant is affirmed where the FDA properly withheld information under FOIA exemption 4 that was likely to cause substantial competitive harm.

Appellate Information

  • Decided
  • Published 2016/04/11




  • United States Ninth Circuit