Canadian cattle born after
During the 60-day waiting period, resolutions of disapproval were introduced into both houses of Congress. Had they been passed, they would have essentially reversed the BSE Minimal Risk Rule.
Without follow-through by Congress, R-Calf sued the USDA to stop implementation of the rule. A request for a temporary restraining order was filed Friday in an attempt to stop importation of Canadian cattle over 30 months of age until R-Calf's lawsuit for a preliminary injunction could be heard.
Max Thornsberry, President of R-Calf says that while they hoped for action on their suit before Monday, the important thing is to get a favorable ruling that will stop the importation of Canadian cattle over 30 months old, until