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on June 28, 2021

Supreme Court rejects meat industry Proposition 12 lawsuit

The animal welfare initiative sets strict space requirements for farm animals and bans the sale of products from out-of-state producers that do not adhere to the law.

The U.S. Supreme Court dismissed the lawsuit filed by the North American Meat Institute (NAMI) against California’s Proposition 12. As a result, the lower court’s decision will stand, and out-of-state producers must comply with California’s animal welfare regulations.

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