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Missouri Farmers Care supports lawsuit against California egg production mandates

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Missouri Farmers Care announced the coalition supports Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster’s lawsuit against the state of California for its effort to dictate egg production practices in all 50 states.

“Missouri is standing up for consumers and for farmers and siding against animal-rights radicals,” said MFC Chairman Don Nikodim said. “Free trade between all states is a constitutional requirement and California has gone too far by demanding that egg farmers in all states adhere to unreasonable restrictions in order to sell their products in California.”

The California law, which animal-rights extremist group the Humane Society of the United States spearheaded, would require all eggs sold in California to adhere to California regulations. This law would essentially ban interstate commerce on eggs entering into California. Farmers would have to either lose the California market or make expensive capital investments to adhere to California law.

“The California legislature may not mind raising the price of food for their own citizens through scientifically unfounded mandates and regulations, but they do not have a right to raise all Americans’ food cost,” Nikodim said. “We look forward to more states following Missouri Attorney General Koster’s lead and joining his suit to protect consumers and farmers.”

Attorney General Koster announced his suit against California at the Missouri Farm Bureau annual convention in December. Koster’s office has stated that 540 million Missouri eggs are sold in California, six percent of the state’s total egg consumption.

Date: 3/3/2014



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