Massachusetts’ Question 3 challenged
The latest battleground in the fight against restrictive state laws mandating how out-of-state livestock are raised is in Massachusetts.
Last week, a group of Midwest hog producers filed a federal suit to block Massachusetts’ state law, called Question 3 (Q3), from going into effect in August.
Triumph Foods, based in St. Joseph, Missouri, is the lead plaintiff on the suit. Other farmers and companies who joined in the suit are Iowa-based Eichelberger Farms, Christensen Farms Midwest in Minnesota, The Hanor Company of Wisconsin, New Fashion Pork in Minnesota and Allied Producers’ Cooperative in Wisconsin, which represents a group ...
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