California:

Eggs: After December 31, 2021, shell eggs and liquid eggs sold within California must be cage-free.

Pork: After December 31, 2021, pork sold within California must come from supply chains that don’t use gestation crates.

*NOTE: Some pork producers, even those with policies to switch to group housing for sows, still utilize gestation crates during sows’ pregnancy cycles. For example, some confine sows in gestation crates for several days or even up to six weeks at the beginning of each cycle.  It will be illegal to sell pork in California from facilities doing this.

Veal: All veal sold within California now must be crate-free. (That portion of the law went into effect at the end of 2019.)

Colorado:

After December 31, 2022, shell eggs and egg products sold within Colorado must come from hens who have at least one square foot of usable floor space per bird. After December 31, 2024, shell eggs and egg products sold within Colorado must be cage-free.

Massachusetts:

To access the full text of the law, please copy and paste this address into your browser: https://malegislature.gov/Laws/SessionLaws/Acts/2016/Chapter333

Eggs: After December 31, 2021, shell eggs sold within Massachusetts must come from cage-free hens who have at least 1.5 square feet of floor space per bird.

Pork: After December 31, 2021, pork sold within Massachusetts must come from supply chains that don’t use gestation crates.

*NOTE: Some pork producers, even those with policies to switch to group housing for sows, still utilize gestation crates during sows’ pregnancy cycles. For example, some confine sows in gestation crates for several days or even up to six weeks at the beginning of each cycle.  It will be illegal to sell pork in Massachusetts from facilities doing this.

Veal: After December 31, 2021, veal sold in Massachusetts must be crate-free.

Michigan: 

To access the full text of the law, please right click on the link and select “open link in new tab.”

After December 31, 2024, shell eggs sold within Michigan must be cage-free.

Nevada: 

After December 31, 2023, shell eggs and egg products sold within Nevada must be cage-free.

Oregon: 

After December 31, 2023, shell eggs and egg products sold within Oregon must be cage-free.

Washington: 

To access the full text of the law, please right click on the link and select “open link in new tab.”

After December 31, 2023, shell eggs and egg products sold within Washington must be cage-free.