Today, March 27, 2020, District Court Judge Brian Morris upheld Magistrate Judge John Johnston’s January 29, 2020 Findings and Recommendations in the RCalf vs. USDA checkoff lawsuit.
The Court’s Order denies RCalf’s motion for summary judgement. RCalf may still appeal the decision to the 9th Circuit Court.
“Thanks for all of your help defending the Beef Checkoff. We’re fortunate to have had Colorado’s livestock industry groups work together to ensure that valuable demand building programs can continue uninterrupted,” Todd Inglee, Colorado Beef Council, Executive Director, regarding the district court judge’s decision in Montana.