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California Slaughterhouse Law Overturned By The Supreme Court

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California had a law that would require downed livestock to be euthanized to keep their meat out of our food system.

When an animal comes to a slaughterhouse and can't walk, California would make sure they were euthanized, but now a federal court has ruled that California can't amend federal laws set by the Agriculture Department's Food Safety and Inspection Service.

One of the justices said:

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