California Pork Prices Higher After Prop 12 Implementation

Dan Agri-Business, Economy, Legislative, Pork, This Land of Ours

Pork prices are higher in California now that Prop 12 is implemented. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. Prop 12 is already raising the price of pork in California. In effect for just over six months, pork sales have dropped across the state. That’s from data compiled by the USDA’s Office of the Chief Economist (OCE). The OCE …

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Large Pork Producers Don’t Favor Overturning Prop 12

Dan Agri-Business, Legislative, National Pork Producers Council (NPPC), Pork, Regulation

Legislation has been introduced in Congress that would overturn California’s Prop 12. Reuters says some of the country’s biggest pork producers who’ve already spent money to comply with the California requirements don’t favor throwing out Prop 12. The Ending Agricultural Trade Suppression (EATS) Act would curb states’ ability to regulate agricultural products sold within their borders. The bill was introduced …

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Farm Bill Doubtful to Override California’s Prop 12

Dan Farm Bill, Legislative, Pork

While farmers and ranchers are slightly more optimistic that Congress will get a new farm bill passed this year, Successful Farming says they don’t think the farm bill will get used to overturn California’s Prop 12 animal welfare law. The pork industry is looking for a legislative way to override the requirement after losing a Supreme Court challenge. About 36 …