Friday, May 10, 2024
Central Valley Meat to acquire Cargill's beef processing plant in California, US
Central Valley Meat Holding Co announced the acquisition of Cargill Meat Solutions' beef processing plant located in Fresno, California, US, with the transaction amount remaining undisclosed, Meat + Poultry reported.
Monday, April 8, 2024
Pork prices in California, US, increased by average of 20% due to state's Prop 12
Consumers in California, the United States, may have seen higher prices for pork at their local supermarkets since July 1, 2023, and this is due to the impacts of California's new law, Proposition 12 (Prop 12), which was partially implement ...
Tuesday, January 23, 2024
Poultry from US states California and Ohio forbid from entering Philippines
The Philippines' farm ministry announced last week it has banned poultry imports from California and Ohio in the United States due to several outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza in the states.
Tuesday, January 9, 2024
California heaviest affected by avian influenza as disease rages across US
Farms across California, the United States, have had to euthanise several million chickens and ducks in recent weeks, as a wave of avian influenza threatens to upend US poultry and egg supplies.
Wednesday, December 6, 2023
California, US poultry supplier to pay nearly US$3.8 million for child labour violations
The Exclusive Poultry Inc, a southern California, United States poultry supplier, is set to pay nearly US$3.8 million in back wages, damages, and penalties after employing children as young as 14 years old to perform hazardous tasks involvi ...
Monday, November 27, 2023
NSF opens California, US market for UK pork
In a significant development for United Kingdom pork farmers, the National Sanitation Foundation (NSF) has become the pioneering UK certification body for Proposition 12, allowing British pork producers to export to California, United State ...
Friday, August 25, 2023
Challenging conditions in US southwest and California state lead to decrease in US milk production
The July 2023 US Department of Agriculture (USDA) Milk Production report has shed light on challenging circumstances in the country's southwest region and California state, revealing a 0.6% year-over-year decline in milk production, totalli ...
Tuesday, July 25, 2023
South Dakota, US pork producers still deciding how to deal with California's Prop 12, says industry official
US state South Dakota's pork producers are preparing for California's Proposition 12 to go into effect at the end of the year, said Glenn Muller, executive director of the South Dakota Pork Producers Council.
Thursday, July 6, 2023
California's controversial pork law takes effect, mandating more space for breeding swine
After a lengthy legal battle, California's contentious pork law has finally come into effect, compelling farmers nationwide to comply with the regulation or risk losing access to the lucrative Californian market, Los Angeles Times reported.
Wednesday, June 21, 2023
Pork producers in Missouri, US, expected to face difficulty complying with California's Prop 12
The agriculture director of Missouri, the United States, said the state's pork producers will struggle to comply with California's Proposition 12 law.
Thursday, June 15, 2023
Webinar gives guidance on California, US Proposition 12 that regulates confining livestock
The North American Meat institute (NAMI) and the California Department of Food and Agriculture of California, the United States (CDFA), held a webinar on June 12 to provide guidance on the US state's ballot initiative Proposition 12, that r ...
Friday, May 12, 2023
US Supreme Court upholds California's humane-pork law
The US Supreme Court has upheld California's new humane-pork law, delivering a blow to the US pork industry's challenge and reinforcing the authority of states to enforce regulations with far-reaching economic implications, Yahoo! Finance r ...
Tuesday, December 20, 2022
California, US on track to achieve 40% reduction of dairy methane emissions by 2030, according to paper
The California Dairy Research Foundation (CDRF) and University of California, Davis CLEAR Center have announced on December 19 the release of a new analysis of methane reduction progress titled "Meeting the Call: How California is Pion ...
Monday, November 28, 2022
The Philippines bans poultry imports from Japan, Hungary and California state, US
The Philippines Department of Agriculture has announced a temporary ban on the imports of chicken and other poultry products from Japan, Hungary and California state, US due to bird flu, The Manila Times reported.
Tuesday, October 11, 2022
US pork sector challenges California animal welfare law at US Supreme Court
The US Supreme Court will hear arguments in a US pork sector case that challenges the constitutionality of a California animal welfare law, which could limit the ability of states to regulate a variety of matters within their own borders, R ...

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