AG POLICY NEWS
Washington Insider--Wednesday
Wed Aug 14, 2013 06:54 AM CDT

Here's a quick monitor of Washington farm and trade policy issues from DTN's well-placed observer.

U.S. Government, Groups File on COOL Preliminary Injunction Request

Court briefs filed by the U.S. government relative to the preliminary injunction sought to halt implementation of mandatory Country of Origin Labeling (COOL) rules indicate the government believes those seeking the action are not justified in doing so.

The Department of Justice said filings from groups such as the American Meat Institute (AMI) and others that are seeking the preliminary injunction have failed to demonstrate why they are entitled to an emergency ...

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