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Bill would prevent states from enacting animal production standards

Legislation would help uphold interstate commerce clause and end states' ability to impose animal production standards on other states.

Rep. Steve King (R., Iowa) has reintroduced his Protect Interstate Commerce Act bill in the House. If enacted, the bill would end states' ability to impose production standards -- such as those for cage-free eggs -- on other states, similar to measures currently approved by California and Massachusetts.

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