Federal judge blocks resumption of Canadian cattle imports Jeannie Shawl at 2:32 PM ET
[JURIST] US District Judge Richard Cebull ordered a temporary halt Wednesday to Bush administration plans to allow the resumption of imports of Canadian cattle next week. Judge Cebull granted a preliminary injunction preventing a USDA regulation allowing Canadian cattle imports to resume [PDF text] from taking effect as scheduled Monday. R-CALF USA [advocacy website], an organization representing US cattle producers, has filed a lawsuit seeking to stop the regulation from taking effect. R-CALF USA has case materials. Reuters has more.
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