Nonprofit Contractor Can't Reverse USDA Suspension

Law360, New York (October 6, 2011, 5:36 PM EDT) -- A nonprofit government supplier of vegetable oil for export and domestic use that claims the U.S. Department of Agriculture unfairly suspended it over the actions of its bankruptcy trustee lost a bid in Tennessee federal court Thursday to bar the suspension.

Advocacy & Resources Corp. — which says it mostly employs disabled workers who would have trouble finding jobs elsewhere — claims in its Sept. 14 suit that the USDA essentially shut down its business by issuing the May suspension, which caused it to lose 85...
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