Federal Court Grants Advocacy Group’s Request to File Amicus Brief in Sentencing of Rhode Island Slaughterhouse that Falsely Claimed USDA Inspection

The U.S. District Court for the District of Rhode Island granted a motion for leave to file an amicus brief submitted by Legal Impact for Chickens in the sentencing of Rhode Island Beef and Veal. The slaughterhouse and one of its owners pleaded guilty to fraud in connection with false claims that their product had been prepared and inspected pursuant to the Federal Meat Inspection Act when it had not been.