Supreme Court rejects CA Proposition 12 lawsuit

July 8, 2021

The U.S. Supreme Court denied the North American Meat Institutes (NAMI’s) petition seeking a review of California’s Proposition 12. The law, which stipulates housing requirements for sows, veal calves, and laying hens, bans the sale …

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California releases Proposition 12 regulations

June 3, 2021

The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CFDA) has released the much-anticipated proposed regulations associated with Proposition 12, the Farm Animal Confinement Initiative. Self-titled as the Prevention of Cruelty to Farm Animals Act, it mandates …

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Massachusetts egg bill stalled

August 6, 2020

Currently, Massachusetts law requires all eggs sold in the state come from hens housed in a minimum of 1.5 square feet per hen by January 1, 2022. This law is different from all other current …

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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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