Proposition 12 Distributor Guidance Document Released by CDFA
The California Department of Food and Agriculture’s (CDFA) Animal Care Program released a new guidance document on its website detailing the on-site inspection requirements for a distributor obtaining a third-party certification according to Proposition 12's regulations.
California's Proposition 12, which began as a ballot initiative in 2018, went into effect on July 1, 2023. The law requires veal calves, breeding pigs and egg-laying hens to be housed in confinement systems that comply with specific minimum standards for freedom of movement, cage-free design, and minimum floor space. Any...
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