Slaughterhouse Owners Blast FCA Suit Over Beef Recall

Law360, New York (February 4, 2013, 8:21 PM EST) -- Slaughterhouse owners fired back in a False Claims Act suit over the largest beef recall in U.S. history on Friday, asking a federal judge to rule that the U.S. government was not defrauded when it purchased beef that allegedly came from mistreated animals.

Cattleman's Choice Inc., one of 11 defendants sued by the U.S. government and the Humane Society of the United States, sought to shoot down the U.S. damages theory in the case, saying in a motion for partial summary judgment that the U.S. had...
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