Jack Link's Jerky Gets 'Cured' Beef Tariff, CIT Says

Law360, New York (March 20, 2013, 4:35 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Court of International Trade on Wednesday shot down Link Snacks Inc.'s contentions that U.S. Customs and Border Protection assessed the wrong tariff rate on the company's beef jerky, finding that the agency had properly classified the products.

CIT Judge Leo M. Gordon granted summary judgment to Customs, upholding the agency's classification of Link's beef jerky products as “cured or pickled” prepared or preserved beef under a particular portion of the U.S. Harmonized Tariff Schedule, a list of tariff rates on a range of products....
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