DC Circ. Rules Against Milk Producers In Pricing Spat

Law360, New York (July 28, 2009, 5:06 PM EDT) -- A federal appeals court has affirmed the denial of an injunction sought by dairy producers in an effort to stop the secretary of agriculture from lowering minimum payments processors and distributors must pay for milk, but has also ruled that the producers have standing to challenge the rule.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit issued the ruling on Friday in cases brought by the Arkansas Dairy Cooperative Association Inc. and others challenging the pricing formula rule adopted by the U.S. Department...
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