United States: AMS adding Prop 12 compliant hogs to reporting system

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United States
Regulation & Compliances
Published Nov 28, 2023

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The Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) has announced that it will add an Animal Care Certified (ACL) category for hogs listed for sale in California, in compliance with Prop 12. This move is intended to provide information to pork industry stakeholders, allowing them to make informed decisions regarding ACL-compliant hogs. Prop 12, set to go into effect in 2023, establishes certain conditions for selling pork in California, including specific space requirements for the pigs.
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The agency stated that ACL compliant hogs were previously listed under the “other” category that included other certifications and characteristics like antibiotic-free hogs. “This addition will provide pork industry stakeholders with the information necessary to make informed production and marketing decisions relating to ACL-compliant hogs,” AMS said in its statement. Prop 12, which will go into effect in 2023, sets conditions for selling pork meat in California ...
Source: Meat+Poultry
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