CDFA Releases Updated July 1 Proposition 12 Q&A
The California Department of Food and Agriculture’s (CDFA) Animal Care Program released an updated Q&A for Proposition 12, which started as a ballot initiative first approved by the state's voters in 2018. Prop 12 mandates minimum housing requirements for veal calves, breeding pigs, and egg-laying hens and prohibits a producer from selling products in California that came from a covered animal confined in a cruel manner.
In mid-June, the Superior Court for the County of Sacramento signed an order that provided an extension for the continued sale of non-compliant whole pork meat in California that was already in the supply...
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