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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More Companies Reporting Cage-Free Progress

October 3, 2019

Compassion in World Farming (CIWF) recently released its third annual EggTrack report. The report tracks and reports on the progress of 128 of the 270+ companies that have made cage-free commitments in the United States. …

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Egg Industry Issues Forum in April

February 21, 2019

The 2019 Egg Industry Issues Forum is scheduled for April 16-17 in Kansas City, Missouri. Held at the Westin Crown Center Hotel, the agenda includes the considerations of outcomes-based versus research-based standards, labor needs, Prop …

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DOJ Argues Against High Court Hearing Cage-Free Lawsuit

December 13, 2018

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) recommended the Supreme Court reject hearing a challenge to the  Prevention of Farm Animal Cruelty Act, better known as Proposition 2.  The California law requires all eggs sold in …

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