Supreme Court Delivers Blow To Pork Producers
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- The Supreme Court handed California a legal victory Thursday in a dispute over its animal welfare law, a ruling that could have huge nationwide implications for consumer prices across a broad set of markets.
- The Biden administration and the state of California, normally steadfast allies on a range of environmental issues, were at odds in the case over whether California has the right to impose tough animal-welfare standards on pork produced outside the state.
- California’s Proposition 12 bans the sale of pork products unless the animal from which it derived was housed with specific space allowances.
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