Mushroom Co.'s Byrd Amendment Suit Tossed From CIT

Law360, New York (March 8, 2013, 4:11 PM EST) -- A U.S. trade court on Wednesday dismissed a case filed by an American mushroom producer claiming it was unconstitutionally denied a cut of anti-dumping duties under the now-repealed Byrd Amendment, saying the legality of the defunct statute had already been settled.

Giorgio Foods Inc. had accused the U.S. International Trade Commission and U.S. Customs and Border Protection of improperly leaving the company off a list of so-called affected domestic producers, meaning the company didn't get a share of duties levied on mushrooms from China, Indonesia and...
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