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October 09, 2019 - FoodDive

North American Meat Institute sues California over animal confinement law

North American Meat Institute sues California over animal confinement law
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The North American Meat Institute is suing California over Proposition 12 passed last November. The law established minimum space requirements for the confinement of laying hens, breeding pigs and veal calves and banned the sale of raw pork or veal from animals not meeting them. In a release, NAMI claimed the law is unconstitutional and an "overreach" by California that will "hurt the nation’s food value chain by significantly increasing costs for producers and consumers."

VA: The North American Meat Institute lobbies on behalf of animal breeders, slaughterhouses, and animal flesh processing plants.

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