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on February 11, 2022

California’s egg producers to take profit hit from Prop 12

The social cost of California’s cage free mandate was revealed; the results should be on egg producer’s radars.

California’s egg industry can expect to see their profits decline by almost 18% due to implementation of Proposition 12. Now that the cage-free law has gone into effect, the average retail cage-free egg price in the state is expected to reach $5.12 per dozen.

Compared to the average cage-free…

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