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Proposition 12 Public Comment Period


The California Department of Education Nutrition Services Division would like to share the California Department of Food and Agriculture’s (CDFA) open comment period regarding the draft regulation for Proposition 12, the Farm Animal Confinement Initiative. The draft text includes three separate Articles concerning:

  • Egg-laying hens and the covered products of shell eggs and liquid eggs as specified
  • Clarifying definitions for exceptions to confinement requirements
  • Requirements and procedures for certification and the accreditation of third-party certifiers

Interested stakeholders must provide comments and recommendations by email with any attachments in PDF to CAVET@cdfa.ca.gov, no later than 5 p.m. on January 31, 2020.

For more information regarding the Farm Animal Confinement Initiative, please visit the CDFA Proposition 12 Implementation web page. External link opens in new window or tab.

If you have any questions regarding this subject, please contact Augie Aguilar, Food Administration Unit, by phone at 916-445-4850 or by email at aaguilar@cde.ca.gov.

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Last Reviewed: Friday, January 10, 2020
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