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Levine v. Vilsack

ELR Citation: ELR 20273
Nos. No. 08-16441, (9th Cir., 11/20/2009)

The Ninth Circuit held that animal rights organizations lacked standing to challenge a USDA notice stating that "there is no specific federal humane handling and slaughter statute for poultry." The lower court entered summary judgment in favor of the USDA, holding that while the plain meaning of the word "livestock" as used in the Humane Methods...

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