Small meatpacker sues USDA for permission to conduct BSE tests
April 17, 2006 | Roger McEowen
Creekstone Farms Premium Beef, a small Kansas meatpacker, has sued the USDA for the right to test all of the cattle they slaughter for BSE. USDA bases its authority to deny Creekstone the necessary "kits" to conduct the tests on the Virus-Serum-Toxin Act of 1913.
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