Nonprofit Contractor Challenges USDA Suspension

Law360, New York (September 14, 2011, 2:02 PM EDT) -- A Tennessee nonprofit that supplied vegetable oil to the U.S. Department of Agriculture for use both domestically and in exports sued the agency Tuesday, arguing it was unfairly suspended for the actions of its bankruptcy trustee and a rogue employee.

Advocacy & Resources Corp. — which says it mostly employs disabled workers who would have trouble finding jobs elsewhere — claims the USDA essentially shut down its business by suspending the nonprofit in May. The suspension caused ARC to lose 85 percent of its revenue and...
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Case Information

Case Title

Advocacy & Resources Corp. v. United States Department of Agriculture et al

Case Number



Tennessee Middle

Nature of Suit

Other Statutory Actions


Kevin H. Sharp

Date Filed

September 13, 2011

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