Cage-free legislation updates

March 12, 2020

Colorado On March 3, legislation was introduced in Colorado’s House of Representatives that impacts housing for laying hens and the sale of egg and egg products within the state. The bill, as written, would require …

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Arizona and Maine propose cage-free legislation

February 20, 2020

Maine lawmakers are proposing a bill that would add the state to the growing list of those requiring cage-free eggs. The bill prohibits selling shell eggs in the state by December 31, 2024, that are …

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Meeting cage-free commitments impossible for egg producers

February 14, 2020

Retailers continue to drag their feet on offering egg producers contractual promise to ensure they’ll be compensated fairly for cage-free transition. Published in Feedstuffs by Jacqui Fatka In 2015, many grocery retailers made the commitment …

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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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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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