meat http://michiganradio.org en Feds win lawsuit over drugs in Michigan cows http://michiganradio.org/post/feds-win-lawsuit-over-drugs-michigan-cows <p>HAMILTON, Mich. (AP) - A judge says a western Michigan farm violated federal law by selling cows for slaughter with illegal levels of antibiotics.</p><p>Judge Gordon Quist ruled in favor of regulators who say Scenic View Dairy in Allegan County repeatedly ignored warnings about selling the cows for human consumption.</p><p>Quist didn&#39;t order a penalty last week and says he doesn&#39;t want to put Scenic View out of business. The judge told the farm and the government to come up with an agreement by the end of September.</p><p>Scenic View&#39;s primary business is milk but about 70 cows a week are sent to slaughter for human consumption. The farm claims there are exceptions to the government&#39;s drug rules. But the judge says<br />they don&#39;t fit. Wed, 07 Sep 2011 19:03:16 +0000 The Associated Press 4062 at http://michiganradio.org