Until early next year, California is considering the Proposition 12 products already in the pipeline.   After that, the state plans to close its market to pork products from locations that don’t comply with California animal housing standards.

Last May, the U.S. Supreme Court found that California Proposition 12, banning

Continue Reading Another bill aims to block ‘ethical pork’ from taking effect in California

Ever since federal penalties totaling $1.5 million were imposed earlier this year on 13 meat plants contracting in eight states with Packers Sanitation Services Inc. for employing children in critical food safety jobs, the story has not gone away.

Child labor restrictions typically fall under federal or state Labor Departments.

Continue Reading The food industry, especially meat producers, appears to be at the center of stepped-up child labor enforcement