Massachusetts holding off new animal welfare law until Prop-12 ruling
Restaurant groups and pork producers have agreed to hold off on lawsuits targeting a Massachusetts law they say will only cause food prices to jump nationwide.
They are waiting until the Supreme Court hears arguments against California’s Prop-12 in October. The Massachusetts law requires larger enclosures for pigs and it was set to go into effect in just a few days.
The state has now agreed to not enforce the rule until 30 days after the Supreme Court rules on California’s law.