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on July 5, 2022

US Supreme Court Proposition 12 filings are in motion

Multiple agricultural groups are advancing a lawsuit opposing California’s livestock housing mandate, which could cost the U.S. pork industry US$350 million if not changed.

The National Pork Producer’s Council (NPPC) and the American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) filed a preliminary brief in June 2022 with the U.S. Supreme Court detailing allegations describing Proposition 12’s negative impact on the country’s interstate pork market.

In the brief, the organizations argue that the state’s housing mandate…

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