S.3239 - Egg Products Inspection Act Amendments of 2012

A bill 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: A bill 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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Dianne Feinstein

D-CA

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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 S.3239

  • American Association of Avian Pathologists
  • Association of Avian Veterinarians
  • American Veterinary Medical Association
  • Humane Society Veterinary Medical Association
  • Center for Food Safety
  • Center for Science in the Public Interest
  • ...and 18 more. See all.

Organizations Opposing S.3239

  • National Milk Producers Federation
  • National Pork Producers Council
  • National Cattlemen's Beef Association
  • Egg Farmers of America
  • American Farm Bureau Federation
  • American Sheep Industry Association
  • ...and 5 more. See all.


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