CDFA released draft document on Proposition 12

January 9, 2020

Draft document sheds light on agency current thinking The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) has released DRAFT documents on Proposition 12 prior to official rulemaking to increase public participation and improve the quality of …

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Animal Welfare Updates

December 12, 2019

Prop 12 Challenged by NAMI and National Pork Board On November 22, U.S. District Judge Christina Snyder indicated she will not issue a preliminary injunction against California’s Proposition 12 as requested by the North American …

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Gregory Speaks at Sustainability Conference UEP

November 7, 2019

UEP President and CEO Chad Gregory served as a panel moderator at the first joint annual meeting of the U.S. Roundtable for Sustainable Poultry & Eggs (US-RSPE) and the International Poultry Welfare Alliance (IPWA) on …

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NAMI Challenges California’s 2018 Proposition 12 in Court

October 24, 2019

The North American Meat Institute (NAMI) has filed a lawsuit challenging California’s Proposition 12. NAMI has well over 100 members, representing companies across the supply chain for animal protein packers and processors. The suit argues …

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“Eggceptional” Start for Shell Egg Academy

October 3, 2019

The first Shell Egg Academy provided participants with a comprehensive overview of relevant topics for live hen production and egg safety. Organized by Dr. Darrin Karcher, Extension Poultry Specialist from Purdue University, poultry scientists and …

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