California Proposition 12

NPPC staff in attendance from left to right: Michael Formica, Maria Zieba, Terry Wolters, Mikayla Dolch, Andrew Bailey, Bryan Humphreys, Annemarie Pender, Holly Cook, and Josh Scramlin. NPPC Participates in NAFB Trade Talk What happened? This week the National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) took part in the National Association of Farm Broadcasters (NAFB) annual ‘Trade…

Mexican President Issues Decree to Fight Food Prices What happened? On Oct. 19, Mexican President, Andrés Manuel López Obrador published a decree titled the Package Against Inflation and Famine with the objective of reducing the average price of the basic basket of 24 food products by 8%. It creates a universal import license that companies…

California Proposition 12 SCOTUS Oral Arguments Lowdown Missed the live stream? Take a listen to the audio recording for a full recap. Prefer to cut to the chase? We’ve got you covered on the “war on breakfast” (a phrase coined by Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa). Our review: “This is a historic day for American farmers.…

The National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) briefed media following oral arguments on NPPC vs. Ross before the U.S. Supreme Court. Below is an audio recording from the briefing. Listen to the Recording NPPC does not permit the rebroadcast or retransmission of this audio event in its entirety, without expressed written consent. When using soundbites, please give attribution…

The following statement can be attributed to the National Pork Producers Council: “This is a historic day for American farmers. National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) and American Farm Bureau Federation presented oral arguments on NPPC v. Ross before the U.S. Supreme Court challenging the constitutionality of California Proposition 12. As we’ve contended since 2018, one state should not…

Letter of Opposition for a Section 301 Investigation on Imports From Mexico What happened? On Oct. 5, over 20 agricultural and industry associations, including National Pork Producers Council (NPPC), signed a letter urging USTR to reject the petition sent by a group of members of Congress to the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR)…

Mandatory Price Reporting Extended in Federal Funding Bill The Senate and House approved legislation that funds federal programs, including the Mandatory Price Reporting program, through Dec. 16. President Biden was expected to sign into law the continuing resolution, which keeps the government running at current funding levels, before the start of fiscal 2023, which begins…

From: Real Clear Policy, September 23, 2022 by Thomas Titus On October 11th at the Supreme Court, America’s pork farmers will stand trial. The formal question before the justices will be the constitutionality of California’s 2018 initiative-passed Proposition 12. If the farmers lose, a state will be allowed to enforce a regulation on out-of-state production…

Producers Convey Pork Industry Priorities During NPPC Fly-in NPPC held its fall Legislative Action Conference Wednesday and Thursday, with nearly 100 pork producers in Washington, D.C., meeting with their members of Congress to discuss pork industry priorities. Over the two-day event, producers asked lawmakers to: Press the Biden administration to join the 11-nation Comprehensive and…

From: National Review Plus | Economy & BusinessBy: Elizabeth Wagstrom A reply in the case of National Pork Producers Council v. Ross In 2018, well-funded anti-meat activists persuaded California voters of a lie — that almost all of the nation’s over 60,000 pig farmers were guilty of cruelty to their animals and should be forced…