Pork Checkoff Suit Dismissed
Todd Neeley DTN Staff Reporter
Thu Oct 3, 2013 11:20 AM CDT

Editor's note: The original version of this story published Tuesday, Oct. 1, mischaracterized the court's ruling regarding the use of checkoff funds. The court did not rule that the Pork Board used checkoff funds improperly as had been previously reported. DTN apologizes for the error.

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OMAHA (DTN) -- A lawsuit alleging the U.S. secretary of agriculture violated the law when he approved the sale of a checkoff slogan from the National Pork Producers Council to the National Pork Board was dismissed last week in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia.

The lawsuit alleged that ...

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