Daily Archives: November 22, 2012

Calif. egg farmers lawsuit challenges constitutionality of Prop. 2

November 22, 2012
Calif. egg farmers lawsuit challenges constitutionality of Prop. 2

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California’s egg farmers filed suit Nov. 16 in Fresno County Superior Court seeking a determination that Proposition 2 — a law regulating egg-laying hen enclosures — is unconstitutionally vague. The law’s lack of clarity in size and density requirements prevents egg farmers from modifying their housing facilities in time to comply...

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Poultry industry continues to improve worker safety record

November 22, 2012

WASHINGTON — The incidence of nonfatal occupational injuries and illnesses in the poultry sector, which includes slaughter and processing, continues to decline, according to the 2011 Injury and Illness Report recently released by the Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). The total recordable poultry processing illness and injury rate for 2011 was...

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