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National Meat Association et al. v. Brown et al. (CA Downer Ban)

The Humane Society of the United States, Farm Sanctuary Inc., Humane Farming Association, and Animal Legal Defense Fund moved to intervene in a meat industry lawsuit that seeks to overturn key provisions of California's newly upgraded law banning the use of sick and disabled animals in the food supply.


Court or Agency: U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California
Plaintiff(s): National Meat Association and American Meat Institute
Defendant: Edmund Gerald Brown, Attorney General of California; Arnold Schwarzenegger, Governor of California; State of California
HSUS Counsel: Peter Brandt
Outside Counsel: Schiff Hardin LLP
Status: Submitted; Awaiting Decision