The problem is that this violates the U.S. Constitution's Commerce Clause, which bars states from passing legislation that discriminates against interstate trade. Eggs are already regulated for safety under the Federal Egg Inspection Act. California's law imposes a different standard that threatens the economic health of egg farms nationwide and amounts to rank trade protectionism for California's home-state egg industry.
Thursday, August 15, 2013
California's Hen Pecking
More people weighing in. I think either way, CA loses.