California Proposal Would Bar Certain Out-of-State Eggs

The California Assembly has approved a bill that would bar out-of-state eggs from coming into California if producers do not follow the same rules on hen cages as in-state producers, according to published reports.

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The California Assembly here has approved a bill that would bar out-of-state eggs from coming into California if producers do not follow the same rules on hen cages as in-state producers, according to published reports.

A ballot measure, passed last November, requires that, by 2015, hens have a certain amount of space for movement. The bill passed the Assembly by a vote of 65-12 and will now go to the California Senate for a vote.

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