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Prop 12 ruling: What it means and what's next

Article-Prop 12 ruling: What it means and what's next

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Is there an opportunity to take further legal action? How will requirements be enforced or audited? How does this decision affect trade?

This week the U.S. pork industry was dealt a major blow when the United States Supreme Court rejected an appeal by the National Pork Producers Council and American Farm Bureau Federation challenging California’s controversial Proposition 12. While the Supreme Court ruled that the case was properly dismissed by lower courts, the decision leaves many unanswered questions about industry-wide changes, pork prices, exports and future legal challenges.

Joining us to discuss the SCOTUS decision and what’s next for the U.S. pork industry is NPPC President Scott Hays and NPPC Chief Legal Strategist Michael Formica.

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