Voter-Approved Proposition to Raise California Pork Prices

Hanbin Lee, Richard J. Sexton, and Daniel A. Sumner

from ARE Update Vol. 24, No. 6, Jul/Aug, 2021

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Abstract

California voters passed Proposition 12 in November 2018 to require more housing space for certain farm animals. We estimate that Prop 12 will cost California pork consumers about $320 million annually due to higher pork prices.

Keywords

Hogs, animal welfare, ballot proposition, group housing, regulation

Citation

Hanbin Lee, Richard J. Sexton, and Daniel A. Sumner. 2021. "Voter-Approved Proposition to Raise California Pork Prices." ARE Update 24(6): 5-8. University of California Giannini Foundation of Agricultural Economics.
https://giannini.ucop.edu/filer/file/1629132450/20132/