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FDA Rejects FOIA Request for Reports on Defibrillator Safety

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· Story link The Food and Drug Administration has refused to make public safety information on heart devices that it…

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The Food and Drug Administration has refused to make public safety information on heart devices that it receives annually from manufacturers. The agency claims the information is a trade secret. The New York Times, using the Freedom of Information Act, requested the annual reports on a defibrillator made by Guidant Corp. (8/8/05)