Lawsuit seeks answers to OIG beef checkoff investigation

Lawsuit seeks answers to OIG beef checkoff investigation

THE Organization for Competitive Markets (OCM) filed a complaint for injunctive relief requesting that the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Office of the Inspector General (OIG) make a final determination on a 2013 Freedom of Information Act request to release beef checkoff audit reports.

The lawsuit, filed Nov. 11 with the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, follows an 18-month pursuit to obtain USDA beef checkoff records, according

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