In this file:
· NAMI: Prop 12 burdensome, unworkable and complex
· NAMI submits comments on Prop 12
NAMI: Prop 12 burdensome, unworkable and complex
Group says multiple sections of the rule should be withdrawn or significantly revised.
National Hog Farmer
Jul 14, 2021
In comments submitted to the California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA), The North American Meat Institute (the Meat Institute) said the State of California’s proposed rules for Proposition 12 (Prop 12 or the law) are burdensome, complex and unworkable, providing no food safety or animal welfare benefit.
“The proposed rule by the California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) admits there are no benefits to Californians as a result of Prop 12 and admits the deaths of breeding sows will increase,” said Mark Dopp, Meat Institute Senior Vice President Regulatory & Scientific Affairs and General Counsel. "Multiple sections of the rule should be withdrawn or significantly revised."
The Meat Institute submitted 12 pages of comments, found here, that said the rules, if finalized, would create a bureaucratic labyrinth of regulatory provisions:
NAMI submits comments on Prop 12
By Julie Harker, Brownfield
July 14, 2021
The North American Meat Institute (NAMI) has submitted comments critical of California’s Proposition 12 to that state’s agriculture department which will develop regulations to implement the law. The comment period closed Monday.
The Meat Institute says the law “provides no food safety or animal welfare benefit and imposes substantial burdens on interstate commerce.”
Prop 12 prohibits the sale in California of certain pork and veal products derived from animals not raised under specific space and certain requirements. Many NAMI members sell pork and veal to customers in California...