Prop 12

California Assembly Republican Leader James Gallagher says Prop 12 will not only hurt farmers but burden the consumers and the food chain.
In a recent statement, California State Representative James Gallagher says Prop 12 not only impacts pork producers but agriculture as a whole, and emphasizes the need for producers and consumers to co-exist.
The National Agricultural Law Center is zeroing in on some crucial legal matters for the new year.
As we start the new year, let’s take a look at some of the legislative items from 2023 affecting agriculture that will continue to play out in the political area for months to come.
According to the Canadian Pork Council (CPC), producers are willing to comply with US-Canada trade agreements and rules set by the USDA — but insist they cannot bend to the regulatory will of 50 individual U.S. States.
Pro Farmer and Farm Journal analyst Jim Wiesemeyer recently engaged in a discussion with the Western Ag Network, sharing his perspectives on the likelihood of crucial farm legislation making strides in the coming year, or potentially succumbing to the complexities of election year politics.
In a recent survey by Purdue University, researchers asked consumers nationwide about potential pork price increases in relation to California’s controversial Prop 12 legislation. The results might be surprising as grocery-store prices continue to break the bank.
Leaders of the American pork industry descended upon the Nation’s capitol this week, seeking to engage with lawmakers on the vital issues addressed in the upcoming 2023 Farm Bill. At the forefront of their agenda is the battle against what they perceive as outdated and counterproductive regulations.
While the implementation date for California’s Prop 12 was pushed back six months, leaders in Ag states like Iowa are calling on Congress to act.