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NPPC Welcomes Biden Administration Siding with Farmers on Prop 12
NPPC Welcomes Biden Administration Siding with Farmers on Prop 12
The National Pork Producers Council welcomed a Supreme Court brief filed by the Biden administration in favor of ag groups regarding California’s Proposition 12.  The state law seeks to ban the sale of pork from pigs that do not meet the state’s arbitrary production standards, including pork from pigs raised on farms outside of California. NPPC assistant vi...
Feinstein, Padilla, Booker, Stabenow to Secretary Vilsack: Support California Prop 12
Feinstein, Padilla, Booker, Stabenow to Secretary Vilsack: Support California Prop 12
Senate Democrats, including the Senate Ag Committee Chair, are urging Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack to support California's Proposition 12 before the Supreme Court. Senators Dianne Feinstein and Alex Padilla of California, along with New Jersey's Cory Booker and Senate Ag Chair Debbie Stabenow from Michigan, made the request in a letter to Vilsack ...
Federal Court Rejects NPPC Challenge to Prop 12 in California
Federal Court Rejects NPPC Challenge to Prop 12 in California
The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals turned down the National Pork Producers Council and American Farm Bureau’s petition to strike down Proposition 12 as unconstitutional under the Commerce Clause. “We are disappointed in the court’s decision and stand by our position on Proposition 12,” said NPPC spokesman Jim Monroe. “It’s a clear violatio ...
20 States Support NAMI Against Prop 12
20 States Support NAMI Against Prop 12
A total of 20 states filed a brief with the Supreme Court supporting the North American Meat Institute’s petition challenging the constitutionality of California’s Proposition 12. “The governments of nearly half the states agree that if California is allowed to apply its laws of conduct in other states, a single state will dictate policies in all others,” says Meat Institute President and CEO Juli
Ag Groups File Appeal on California’s Prop 12
Ag Groups File Appeal on California’s Prop 12
Back in 2018, California voters passed Proposition 12, which is scheduled to go into effect on January 1st, 2022. But several Ag groups are looking to stop the law before it starts. A Protect the Harvest release says the bill increases regulations on the egg, pork, and veal producers both in the state of California as well as any out-of-state producers that want to sell products in the state ..