Home > News > Prop 12-Inspired EATS Act Faces Bipartisan Backlash

The controversial Ending Agricultural Trade Suppression (EATS) Act is facing more pushback in Congress. The legislation aims to block California’s Proposition 12. A bipartisan group of senators has penned a letter to the Senate Ag Committee saying the EATS Act would hurt small farmers and infringe on state’s rights.

Iowa’s Ashley Hinson sponsored the EATS Act in response to California’s controversial Proposition 12 law, saying the measure is a slippery slope to allowing states to regulate country-wide agricultural practices. Senators who oppose EATS say it should not be included in the 2023 farm bill.

Read more on Proposition 12 and pending legislation to oppose it here.


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