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COOL Case Draws a Legal Crowd
Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor
Fri Jul 26, 2013 04:13 PM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- The latest federal lawsuit over labeling the country of origin of meat is well on its way to becoming a litigious industry-wide reunion of claims, counterclaims and intervention.

Nine groups that oppose mandatory country-of-origin labeling filed suit July 8 asking a federal judge to stop USDA from implementing a new meat-labeling rule for retailers. Those groups filed a request on Friday explaining to the judge the "high likelihood" of their legal arguments winning out and asked the judge to use that as the basis to grant an injunction against the rule as soon as possible.

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