Wendy’s sued for allegedly misleading consumers about cage-free eggs

September 23, 2021

A lawsuit has been filed by an animal activist group claiming that Wendy’s violates the District of Columbia’s general consumer protection law regarding cage-free eggs. A recent D.C. Court of Appeals ruling against Hormel is …

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CDFA public hearing on Prop 12 on August 27

August 26, 2021

The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA), jointly with the California Department of Public Health (CDPH), will convene a hearing to take public comments on the proposed rules associated with Proposition 12. The hearing …

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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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