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Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor
Wed Sep 11, 2013 09:36 AM CDT

A federal judge early Wednesday denied a preliminary injunction request in the lawsuit over USDA's country-of-origin labeling rule.

According to National Farmers Union and the U.S. Cattlemen's Association, a district judge denied a request by COOL opponents to temporarily block the rule from going into effect. Plaintiffs had asked for the rule to be blocked until the litigation was settled.

"The judge’s ruling to deny the injunction on COOL regulations continues to reinforce NFU’s positive position on COOL," said NFU President Roger Johnson. "We have long supported COOL and the consumer’s desire to know where their food comes from. We are ...

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