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Monday, August 15, 2022
Aquaculture lab in California, US, hit by massive fish deaths linked to chlorine exposure
Researchers and students at the UC Davis Center for Aquatic Biology and Aquaculture (CABA) in California, the United States, are investigating after 21,000 fish died of possible chlorine exposure last week.
Monday, June 13, 2022
AFBF and NPPC tell US Supreme Court that California's Proposition 12 is "unconstitutional"
The American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) and National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) filed a brief with the US Supreme Court challenging the constitutionality of California's Proposition 12.
Monday, June 13, 2022
Smithfield Foods to close Vernon, California, US facility
Smithfield Foods, Inc. announced on June 10 that it will cease all harvest and processing operations in Vernon, California, the United States, in early 2023 and, at the same time, align its hog production system by reducing its sow herd in ...
Wednesday, May 25, 2022
US public invited to help shape aquaculture development in Southern California
Members of the public in the United States are invited to help shape Aquaculture Opportunity Areas (AOAs) and offshore aquaculture development in Southern California.
Monday, May 2, 2022
Satellites able to detect methane from cattle burps in California state, US
Satellites have detected methane emissions from cattle burps at a farm in California state, US, the first time emissions from livestock could be measured from space, Reuters reported.
Thursday, March 31, 2022
US Supreme Court to review California, US pork standards
The US Supreme Court will decide whether pork production standards in California state, US unconstitutionally restricts commerce between states, Capital Press reported.
Tuesday, March 29, 2022
AFBF welcomes US Supreme Court's decision to hear California's Prop 12 case
The president of American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF), Zippy Duvall, said that it is "pleased" that the US Supreme Court will determine the constitutionality of US state California's Proposition 12 in a case filed by the organisation and ...
Thursday, February 10, 2022
California, Us Proposition 12 & The Challenge Of Animal Welfare
Proposition 12, coupled with sentiments from the public, creates pressure for change, but this push might risk ignoring genuine challenges that pork producers face.
Thursday, January 27, 2022
California, US postpones enforcement of Proposition 12
A California, US court said it will postpone the enforcement of a part of Proposition 12, a law that ensures more humane treatment of farm livestock.
Tuesday, January 4, 2022
Seaboard Foods to limit sales of pork in California, US, due to animal welfare measure
Seaboard Foods, the United States' second-biggest pig producer, said last month it will limit sales of certain pork products in California due to a measure requiring farmers to provide more space for animals raised for food sold in the stat ...
Tuesday, December 7, 2021
Lawsuit targets California, US' inaction on Proposition 12
In an effort to ensure the proper implementation of California's Proposition 12 – with key provisions taking effect in the US state in January 2022 that restrict the sale of pork and eggs that come from confined breeding sows and layi ...
Wednesday, September 29, 2021
US agriculture organisations launch petition against California's Proposition 12
The American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) and National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) are petitioning the US Supreme Court to take their case against California's Proposition 12, a pig welfare ballot initiative.
Tuesday, September 7, 2021
California, US Proposition 12 frustrates pork producers in Illinois
Pork producers in Illinois, the United States, were flustered by California's Proposition 12, a ballot measure that will affect the way they raise their hogs as well as affecting the sales of meat to the western US state.
Tuesday, August 3, 2021
Christensen Farms CEO warns of more expensive pork due to California, US pig law
The president and chief executive officer of Christensen Farms, Glenn Stolt, had detailed the consequences of a new California, US pig law, warning that initial prices for pork products could rise to 50%.
Tuesday, July 13, 2021
NPPC says California, US' Proposition 12 creates burden for hog farmers
The National Pork Producers Council (US) filed comments on July 12 in response to California's Department of Food and Agriculture's (CDFA) proposed rules for implementing for Proposition 12 – the voter-approved mandate specifying anim ...

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