7 CFR 1.623 - Will hearing requests be consolidated?
(1) Whether the cases should be consolidated for hearing under paragraphs (c)(3)(ii) through (iv) of this section; and
(c)Criteria. Cases will or may be consolidated as follows:
(3) All or any portion of the following may be consolidated for hearing, if the Departments involved determine that there are common issues of material fact or that consolidation is otherwise appropriate: