California Assembly Bill #1437 was introduced on Feb. 27 and, if enacted, would prohibit the sale of shell eggs for human consumption in California if those eggs were not produced in compliance with the requirements of Proposition 2. The Bill would become effective Jan. 1, 2015.

Advertisement

It is the stated intent of the Legislature to protect California consumers from the deleterious, health, safety, and welfare effects of the sale and consumption of eggs derived from egg-laying hens that are exposed to significant stress and may result in increased possibility of salmonella infection.