Judge Sides With USDA On Beef, Pork Labeling Rules

Law360 (June 5, 2018, 11:03 PM EDT) -- A Washington federal judge on Tuesday tossed ranchers' challenge to the U.S. Department of Agriculture's relaxed origin-labeling rules for beef and pork, saying the rules "directly reflected" congressional mandates.

In granting summary judgment to USDA, U.S. District Judge Rosanna Malouf Peterson put paid to the Ranchers-Cattlemen Action Legal Fund and United Stockgrowers of America's attempt to undo the 2016 rule change, which removed beef and pork from the list of items whose country of origin must be labeled under the Agricultural Marketing Act of 1946.

The ranchers had responded to the removal with a lawsuit saying importers would now try to pass off products...

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