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Judge permits arguments for older Canadian cattle

Feb 28, 2005
A U.S. District Court judge denied last Wednesday the U.S. government's request to strike two arguments made by the American Meat Institute in an effort to force the U.S. to lift its ban on Canadian cattle of all ages. The American Meat Institute, which represents U.S. beef processors, told Judge John Garrett Penn that USDA isn't justified in using a 30-month age threshold to distinguish cattle as less or more safe. AMI also asked Penn to impose a 120-day deadline on ...

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