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Judges Want a COOL Hearing
Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor
Fri Apr 4, 2014 03:23 PM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- A federal appeals court has opted to hold a hearing for all of its judges following a ruling last week by a three-judge panel in favor of USDA's country-of-origin labels for meat.

The ruling and new court hearing add another twist in the long-simmering battle between advocates and opponents of labeling the nationality of a beef ribeye or pork butt.

The U.S. Court of Appeals in the District of Columbia on Friday issued an order vacating last week's three-judge ruling that had denied a preliminary injunction against USDA's enforcement of the COOL rule. Now, the entire group ...

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