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Supreme Court delivers blow to pork producers in dispute over California animal welfare law

Posted on AllSides May 12th, 2023
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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...

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