Bacon May Disappear In California As Pig Rules Take EffectNo more bacon? Unless the courts intervene or the state temporarily allows non-compliant meat to be sold in the state, California will lose almost all of its pork supply, much of which comes from Iowa, and pork producers will face higher costs to regain a key market.
Farmers Will Have To Euthanize Millions Of Pigs As Meat Plants Remain ClosedAs meat processing plants remain shuttered, farmers will have to euthanize up to 10 million pigs by mid-September to avoid overcrowding, according to the National Pork Producers Council.
Pork Industry Sues Over California Law On Animal ConfinementThe pork industry is challenging the constitutionality of a voter-approved California measure that will prohibit the sale of meat products from hogs born to sows confined in spaces that don't meet new minimum size requirements.
Pigs Seen Using Tools For The First TimeNow, add handiwork to the list of pigs' accomplishments.
Trailer Full Of Pigs Bursts Into Flames On I-80Several of the pigs had to be released along the freeway to save them from the fire, prompting CHP to close several lanes for hours.
Five Alternatives To Zoos In CaliforniaThese five alternative zoos offer a humane alternative to the normal zoo experience for the whole family.