Judge rejects Missouri lawsuit over egg production

A federal judge in California has blocked a lawsuit challenging a California state law affecting egg production, ruling that Missouri and five other states didn’t have the legal standing to sue because they failed to show that the California law does genuine harm to its citizenry instead of just possible future damage to some egg producers.

Missouri Farm Bureau President Blake Hurst said the court’s dismissal of the lawsuit “is a lose-lose proposition for all concerned.” The Humane Society of the United States, which helped California defend the law, praised the trial court for dismissing a “baseless lawsuit.”

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