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Economist Predicts Pork Shortage with Prop 12

California's resolution may cause prices to jump and lower pork demand next year

Pig VIA PEXELS march 2021

A California economist is concerned about the price and availability of pork in his state once Proposition 12 is implemented next year, reports Brownfield Ag News.

Lon Hatamiya is a private consultant and a former Secretary of Technology, Trade, and Commerce in California. He analyzed a university report from Dr. Glynn Tonsor from Kansas State and Jayson Lusk from Purdue. Hatamiya says he agrees with their assessment that Proposition 12 will result in greater consumer prices and lower pork demand.

Prices are expected to jump on January 1, 2022, when most U.S. produced pork will be illegal to sell in California unless producers shipping to California comply with the Farm Animal Confinement Initiative also called Proposition 12

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