US Asks Fed. Circ. To Drain Aromont's Soup Duty Win

Law360, Washington (December 7, 2011, 1:41 PM EST) -- The U.S. Department of Justice tried to convince the Federal Circuit Wednesday to overturn Aromont USA Inc.'s successful challenge to 100 percent duty rates on its meat and vegetable stock products, arguing that the federal government had not misclassified the food items.

In August 2010 the U.S. Court of International Trade granted Aromont summary judgment, ruling that the U.S. had improperly classified the imported products — made from veal, chicken, duck, lamb, beef, fish, lobster, mushrooms and vegetables — as soup when it should have classified...
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