H.R.3798 - Egg Products Inspection Act Amendments of 2012

To provide for a uniform national standard for the housing and treatment of egg-laying hens, and for other purposes. view all titles (2)

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  • Official: To provide for a uniform national standard for the housing and treatment of egg-laying hens, and for other purposes. as introduced.
  • Short: Egg Products Inspection Act Amendments of 2012 as introduced.

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Kurt Schrader

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Official Summary

Egg Products Inspection Act Amendments of 2012 - Amends the Egg Products Inspection Act to revise housing and treatment of egg-laying hens and related enforcement provisions. Directs the Secretary of Agriculture (USDA) to delegate to the California Department of Food and Agriculture certain

Official Summary

Egg Products Inspection Act Amendments of 2012 - Amends the Egg Products Inspection Act to revise housing and treatment of egg-laying hens and related enforcement provisions. Directs the Secretary of Agriculture (USDA) to delegate to the California Department of Food and Agriculture certain enforcement authority with respect to eggs produced, shipped, handled, transported or received in California prior to the date that is 18 years after the date of enactment of this Act.

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Organizations Supporting H.R.3798

  • Compassion in World Farming
  • In Defense of Animals
  • Arkansas Egg Council
  • Rocky Mountain Farmers Union
  • American Association of Avian Pathologists
  • Farm Sanctuary
  • ...and 35 more. See all.

Organizations Opposing H.R.3798

  • National Cattlemen's Beef Association
  • American Sheep Industry Association
  • Egg Farmers of America
  • National Farmers Union
  • National Grange
  • National Milk Producers Federation
  • ...and 17 more. See all.


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